It’s All About Mercy

He saved us, not because of works done by us in righteousness, but according to his own mercy, by the washing of regeneration and renewal of the Holy Spirit, Titus 3:5   Works vs. Faith has been an argument among Christians since the beginning of Christianity. Clearly the people St. Paul and St. James wrote …

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Two Things For Certain

The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases; his mercies never come to an end; they are new every morning; great is your faithfulness. Lamentations 3:22-23   Growing up I always heard there were only two things that were certain in this life – death and taxes. I guess whoever coined that phrase didn’t know …

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You’re Putting Me On?

Put on then, as God's chosen ones, holy and beloved, compassionate hearts, kindness, humility, meekness, and patience, Colossians 3:12   When someone’s trying to tease you there’s a common response in our English language of, “You’re putting me on”. I never really understood that expression or how it got started. It’s a way of responding …

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Servants of Mercy

“Blessed are the merciful, for they shall receive mercy." Matthew 5:7     As Christians, we talk a lot about grace. We’re saved by grace, and we couldn’t make it through a day without grace so it’s only natural that we think a lot about it. Brennen Manning, author of The Ragamuffin Gospel, a few …

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