Tag Archives: Paul

By Grace I Am What I Am

“But by the grace of God I am what I am,” – 1 Cor. 15:10 Here is every redeemed sinner’s eternal confession. We are dependent on this grace moment by moment.

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Of Him

“For you see your calling, brethren, that not many wise according to the flesh, not many mighty, not many noble, are called. But God has chosen the foolish things of the world to put to shame the wise, and God has chosen the weak things of … Continue reading

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Gal. 2:16

If I tell my children something once, that should be enough… but, of course, it’s usually not. If I tell my children something three times right in a row: its probably pretty important. In one verse, Paul repeats himself THREE times: “knowing … Continue reading

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Straining at Rowing

I took Mary kayaking this weekend. Typical of a 2-year old, she wanted to “do it myself!” Needless to say, we didn’t get very far and she ended up pretty frustrated. Truth be told, she was a hot mess and I apologize to … Continue reading

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Stop Punishing Yourself

In hockey & soccer there is a penalty box. Its the area where a player sits to serve the time of a given penalty for an offence. Get this: sometimes it is called the “sin bin,” or “the bad box.” … Continue reading

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A Fragrance of Christ

Sorry if this is too personal, but what do you smell like? “For we are a fragrance of Christ to God among those who are being saved and among those who are perishing… ” – 2 Cor. 2:15 God can … Continue reading

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Paul’s “My” Gospel

In Romans 2:16, Paul does something curious; he calls the gospel, “my gospel.” Funny. In most other places he uses the plural possessive,”our gospel.” But here he calls it his own. Why? Paul doesn’t mean that he is the author … Continue reading

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Living in a Musical

Living in a Musical It seems like the Apostle Paul wants us all to live in a musical. “See then that you walk circumspectly (NIV = carefully), not as fools but as wise, redeeming the time, because the days are … Continue reading

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Dungeon Songs

Ever get a song stuck in your head? Of course you have! The Belle Stars’, “Iko Iko” from the movie, “Rain Man” used to get it’s catchy claws on my brain and not let go. Well, how about after you’ve … Continue reading

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The Hard Truth

My posts are generally pretty light. I believe in Jesus’s greatest commandment: Love each other as I have loved you, John 15:12. However, I don’t want to shortchange you. So, here it is, The Hard Truth: If you are not saved, … Continue reading

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