Tag Archives: God’s love

Do Not Nullify Grace

Do not nullify the grace of God.  In Galatians 2:21, Paul states, “I do not ignore or nullify the [gracious gift of the] grace of God [His amazing, unmerited favor], for if righteousness comes through [observing] the Law, then Christ … Continue reading

Posted in Essays/Teachings | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Evergreen Love

Even through the coldest Bleakest of winters While we shiver And deciduous branches Lay bare Evergreens shine Reflecting The beauty of God’s unchanging love For us.

Posted in Poems | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Love

Love…what is love? God is love (1 John 4:8). [God = love.] If we want to know love, we must know God because God is love. 1 Corinthians 13:1-8 is the “love chapter” of the Bible. Because God is love, we can … Continue reading

Posted in Essays/Teachings | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Growing

The front porch slats reverberated as Stephanie rocked in the rocking chair, her crocheted purse nestled in her lap. Recently out for summer break from teaching kindergarten, Stephanie enjoyed every minute of her vacation catching up on all the relaxing activities that brought … Continue reading

Posted in Stories/Narratives | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

More Precious than Rubies

The most precious of gemstones are rubies. Rubies are more rare and valuable than diamonds. The world record paid at auction for a ruby is U.S. $3.63 million in 1988 for a 15.97 carat Burmese ruby (U.S. $227,300 per carat). … Continue reading

Posted in Essays/Teachings | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Mirror (Part 1)

On display in the center of the credenza in her living room stood two stone tablets. As a young believer, years ago she proudly purchased the life-sized replicas at a traveling antique market near her extended family’s vacation villa. Carefully she had … Continue reading

Posted in Stories/Narratives | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment