Romans 5:20, "But where sin abounded, grace abounded much more"
Ephesians 1:7, "In Him we have redemption … according to the riches of His grace"
What Is Grace? Grace is the love and favor of God toward man, God's forgiving mercy. The grace of God is spontaneous, unmerited, and almighty directed. Grace is the source of the whole scheme of redemption. Solomon describes wisdom as a grace. Most all references to grace in the Old Testament
A few weeks ago, my pastor interjected a thought mid-stream in his sermon that seemed to be random. I didn't get the connection of this thought with the rest of the message. C'est la vie.
His seemingly unrelated train of thought was this:
"You know, sometimes we get distracted. And when we get distracted,
that leads to disinterest which leads to defeat."
I haven't been able to get that off of my mind. He's right. He's more than right
I'm attempting to learn more about Jews.
The more research I do on this subject, the more confused I get.
One thing I'm attempting to do research on is Zionism. Some things I read make it sound like it's a system of government, but it's all... very confusing.
“What Is in a Name???"
I have recently started reading on religious history in America; and more specifically on 'Evangelical' history. The problem the author describes right from the very beginning is, 'How do you define an Evangelical?'. Would you know one if you passed him (or her) on the streets? How would you distinguish Evangelicals from other denominations? Viewed from this angle, the history becomes somewhat obtuse; the author follows a thread in
I cannot tell you how much this truth has changed my perspective and my walk!! It's breath taking!! When scripture tells us He is our refuge, or hiding place. When it talks about us resting in the shadow of the most High, it's not some vague thing it's speaking of. When trials and tribulation comes, there is refuge from the storm, if we only lay down our troubles and anxieties, and worship this God who holds us in the palm of His hand!
I asked the Lord to show my a song, if there was