Words of Grace – Newness

Newness is the theme of the gospel. The direction in which the plan of God is moving is toward newness. The final state, after this world passes away, is one of newness. This is why the one who is seated on the throne of heaven said to the Apostle John...

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Words of Grace – Separation

The proverbial pendulum swings. It can be difficult to live in the balances (maybe we should call them tensions) of life. When we attempt to avoid one mistake we tend to overcompensate and make a different mistake. Christians have struggled with this tension in each generation as we have pursued...

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Words of Grace – Endurance

“Here is the call for the endurance of the saints.” Revelation 13:10 For years, I assumed that Revelation contained a hidden message, one too difficult for me to understand, and so I stayed away from this book. Though the book of Revelation is written in a very different style than...

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