Limitless Grace

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We know God’s love is limitless from the many scriptures describing love – including the one from 1 John 4:16 that says “God is Love.” If God is infinite in His Being, and His Being is the personification of love, then His love is infinite as well.  But does God’s grace correspond similarly?  Dallas Willard,…

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The Better Road

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No one makes a decision in a vacuum. We are influenced by culture, family, race, socio-economic status, education, friends, religion, whether we will admit it or not – and the list goes on. God’s wisdom and grace give us the freedom of choice, and He further adds the freedom to choose our influences, as well…

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God is Pro-Choice

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God originated choice at the beginning of time when He created man and woman and set them in the Garden of Eden with instructions not to eat from the Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil.  We all know how that turned out, and most of us have pondered why God did not keep…

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The Mess We Create

Have you ever tried to do something for others that backfired in the worst way?  This seems to happen frequently with families or among friends where we are really trying to help, but everyone just gets angrier.  We see it in government where one branch is trying to fix or undo the actions of another…

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The Power of the Commandment

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After the military campaign to take The Promised Land, Joshua assembled the Israelites and gave them the commandment.  This was significant because he actually consolidated 613 laws into one: “to love the Lord your God, to walk in all His ways, to obey His commands, to hold fast to Him and to serve Him with…

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God Knows

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“When I have brought them into the land flowing with milk and honey, the land I promised on oath to their ancestors, and when they eat their fill and thrive, they will turn to other gods and worship them, rejecting Me and breaking My covenant. 21 And when many disasters and calamities come on them, this song will testify against them,…

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A Moment of Decision

Early Israelite history recapped in the book of Deuteronomy is a fascinating study of God’s instruction and care for one nation that He selected to be His light to other nations.  He demonstrated His love and provision starting with their deliverance out of slavery in Egypt through the 40 years of wandering in the desert. …

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What is the Kingdom of Heaven Like?

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God created man with a zeal for obtaining knowledge, making discovery a special euphoric experience.  Satisfying man’s curiosity brought about the invention of the wheel, and has continued beyond the technology for space travel.  Yet the illusive exploration of the afterlife has remained: is it real, what does it look like, who is there, and…

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