Posts Tagged With: Grace

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Good News Thursday!!!

To listen to this weeks song for meditation, Click on Covered by Israel & New Breed

I’m just thinking about the word “Grace.”

What that word really means, and if I allow myself to extend grace to others according to the true definition of that word.

G-R-A-C-E

God’s Grace.

His “Unmerited Favor.”

He allows us to receive it, even though we don’t deserve it.

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Christ Is The One Who Draws….

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Good News Thursday!!!

To listen to this weeks song for meditation, Click on We Hear You Calling by Chris Lawson

What sets us apart as a believer of Christ from anyone else who’s not a believer?

Is it our outward appearance?

Is it the way we dress?

Is it the way we look?

The way we carry ourselves or speak?

I’ve met a lot of people who physically appeared to be what was “perceived” or “equated” to what a follower of Christ should look like, only to have them open there mouth and destroy everything that Christ is.

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Judge You’re Not!

Happy Thursday!!!

To listen to this weeks song for meditation, Click on Unchurched by Todd Dulaney

Why is it that we’re so quick to judge others.

Are we naturally conditioned to do so due to our religious backgrounds or home upbringing?

Why is it so easy to find the bad vs. the good in others?

Is it due to our own insecurities that keeps us from uplifting others?

I personally think that it could be a little of all the above.

I also believe that due to us not knowing fully the magnitude of God’s love toward us it’s easy for us to believe that God himself couldn’t be completely non judgmental.

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Grace for Every Season

Grace is used in the King James Version of the Bible 170 times. In the Old Testament the Hebrew word for grace is Hen which means favor, grace, charm, displaying a favorable disposition, for example “to find grace in someone’s eyes.” The meaning of grace in the OT remains the same no matter what scripture you are reading. Grace is grace.

In the New Testament the Greek word for grace is Charis which means the state of kindness and favor toward someone, gift, benefit, credit, blessings. As in the OT, anytime you see grace in the NT it has the same meaning. Grace is grace.

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