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  • Words of Grace – Seeing God in Suffering

    “I had heard of you by the hearing of the ear, but now my eye sees you.” Job 42:5 From the start of Job’s suffering, he and his friends engaged in long discussions about its causes and remedies. They debated what they believed were the fundamental principles that govern the...

  • Words of Grace – There Is A Redeemer

    Most famous quotes have survived without their context. But context is what makes the quote worth remembering. A famous line in the Bible and in the Christian faith is, “I know that my Redeemer lives, and at the last he will stand upon the earth. And after my skin has...

  • Words of Grace – Friendship Survives on Forgiveness

    The suffering of Job is well documented in the first two chapters of the book of Job. There are two rounds of suffering that include the loss of his children, possessions, and health. It is a devastating loss that would have killed some people. Job survives, but wishes he didn’t....

  • Words of Grace – To Live Another Day

    The hard reality is that we can come to a place in life where we wonder if it’s worth living another day. People get to this place for many reasons. Some people romanticize death. They think that somehow in death they will enjoy attention or revenge, not processing the finality...

  • Words of Grace – When One Member Suffers

    The book of Job raises many questions about God and suffering: is he in control in our suffering; is he with us in our suffering; is there some purpose for our suffering? We are considering these questions here at Grace Community Church during this sermon series on Job. Another part...

  • Words of Grace – Love Awakens Love

    [This Words of Grace was originally posted on December 22, 2016.] “Those who suppose that the doctrine of God’s grace tends to encourage moral laxity…are simply showing that, in the most literal sense, they do not know what they are talking about. For love awakens love in return.” J.I. Packer (Knowing God) That...