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  • Words of Grace – How Has God Loved Us?

    The love of God is often called into question. When natural disasters occur, we ask how God allows this to happen. When an evil person harms innocent people we wonder where God is. Our depression can easily be interpreted to mean that God has abandoned us. There are so many...

  • Words of Grace – God Is Love but Love Is Not God

    Twice, the apostle John wrote the concise theological statement that “God is love.” (I John 4:8, 16) He never meant to say that love is God. God is a personal being; love is an attribute of a person. God exists as an independent being; love is possessed and expressed by...

  • Words of Grace – What’s Next?

    We’ve come to the end of Acts, and what an ending it is. The trajectory of this book has been toward Rome from the beginning. Jesus said the news of his name would spread to the “ends of the earth.” Not one apostle could have imaged that in the span...

  • Words of Grace – Promise

    As Christians, we often set our hearts on things that God has not promised while failing to take heart in what he has promised. It is important for us to know what God has, and has not, promised. Once we see the great and enduring promise that God has made...

  • Words of Grace: Purpose

    “Arise and stand upon your feet, for I have appeared to you for this purpose…” Acts 26:16 In the Bible, we can see things happening on more than one level. We can see the actions of God’s Spirit moving his purposes forward in the world. We can also see the...

  • Words of Grace – Keeping Our Appointment

    When I was learning how to read the Bible someone told me to look for words in a passage that are repeated. Repeated words are a clue to the message being communicated. I have found this hint to be helpful. As I’ve read through Acts 22 this week, the word...