The Overriding Law of Grace

The Overriding Law of Grace

Did you know that grace gives you the ability to either override or to work through adverse circumstances in your life? We all face things that seem difficult to overcome: problems, pain, frustrations, people. Sometimes, it looks like we are being overridden by that which appears to be out of our control. What grace does is it comes alongside of …

Grace is a Freedom Fighter

Grace is a Freedom Fighter

Freedom is an awesome thing. The one great thing about our nation is that it was established to promote freedom. Freedom is release from illegitimate bondage—something that has no right to hold you hostage. Did you know that the good news about grace is that it offers freedom? Freedom from our attempts to make our own selves acceptable to God. …

Being Saved from Drowning

Being Saved from Drowning

When I was a water safety instructor, I trained lifeguards. You’re a lifeguard first, then you become a water safety instructor. Christians are involved in saving people’s lives. People who are drowning. People who are going under. That’s kind of what sin does; it causes us to drown. It takes us under. We’ve all been infected and affected by our …

Better Than a Birthday Gift

Better Than a Birthday Gift

We all like things that come to us for free. We don’t have to pay for it—like a birthday present. When you think about the word “grace,” think about a gift. It is God’s gift to the human race. Grace is God’s unmerited favor, or to put it more comprehensively, grace is the inexhaustible supply of God’s goodness giving to …

Here Comes Your Second Chance

Here Comes Your Second Chance

If you’re like me, you have areas of regret in your life—areas where you know that if you could go back and do it over again, you would. Such is the case of Moses. He made a miscalculation when he killed an Egyptian, and it came with a price tag because sin brings consequences. But the beautiful thing is that …