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  • 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...

  • Words of Grace – John Stott “A Revelation of Love”

    [This Words of Grace was originally posted on April 3, 2012.] “But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us.” Romans 5:8 How can we believe in the love of God when there appears to be so much evidence to...

  • Words of Grace – God is Love but Love is not God

    [This Words of Grace was originally posted on May 12, 2017.] 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...

  • Words of Grace – The Love of God

    [This Words of Grace was originally posted on August 7, 2015.] We have one word for many kinds of affection. The word “love” is used for food, sports, and spouses. It applies to marital fidelity and fornication. The only way to know what it means when it is used is...

  • Words of Grace – Remember My Chains

    Paul closes his letter to the Colossians Christians with a sentence that has captured my attention, “Remember my chains.” For months Grace Community Church has been reading, preaching, and discussing Colossians. And, Colossians has been reading us. As we come to the end, what are we to make of these...