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Grace Comes After Us

Listen to Today’s Devotion The wasted years of life.  The poor choices of life. God answers the mess of life with one word:  Grace! Grace. We know the word. The bank gives us a grace period.  The seedy politician falls from grace.  Grace shares the church parsonage with its cousins: forgiveness,…

A Deep Breath

Listen to Today’s Devotion As God’s story becomes your story, you will make this wonderful discovery: you will graduate from this life into heaven. According to Ephesians 1:10, Jesus’ plan is to “gather together in one all things in Christ.” So God will reunite your body with your soul and…

Bringing Everyone In

Listen to Today’s Devotion People are prone to pecking orders. We love the high horse. They did in the first century. An impassable gulf yawned between Jews and Gentiles in the days of the early church. No Jew would have anything to do with a Gentile—they were unclean. Unless that…

How Much Justice Is Enough?

Listen to Today’s Devotion Picture your enemy tied to a whipping post. How many lashes? How much justice is enough? As your foe slumps to the ground you walk away. Are you happy now? But soon another memory will surface, another lash will be needed. When does it all stop?…

Hallowed Be Your Name

Listen to Today’s Devotion Jesus taught us to pray with reverence when he modeled for us “Hallowed be your name” (Matthew 6:9). His phrase is a petition, not a proclamation. A request, not an announcement. “Be hallowed, Lord.” Do whatever it takes to be holy in my life. Exalt yourself.…

Jesus Heals Us All

Listen to Today’s Devotion Are you waiting for Jesus to heal you? Take hope from Jesus’ response to the blind men (Matthew 20:29-34): “Have mercy on us, O Lord,” they cried. Jesus stopped dead in his tracks. Something caught his attention: a prayer, an unembellished appeal for help. Jesus heard…