Give Me That Mountain

Anything about God Is Perfect to Our Innermost Self

Grace to Us. Day eight...

Which is worse: An unforgiving father who always holds his children accountable for every infraction against his standards, or a forgiving father who never holds his children accountable for any infraction against his standards?

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God’s Grace Flows out of His Love

Grace to Us. Day nine...

One Valentine's Day, back when I was in the furniture manufacturing business, a flower shop delivery van pulled up to the factory. That caught our attention because we were several miles from the nearest florist.

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Grace Compels Us to Look after Our Family

Grace to Us. Day ten...

“You sure were an ornery little warthead!” That's the way many family members and family friends have described my childhood. But I don't remember doing any of the things in the stories they've told about me.

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Grace Compels Us to Love in Deed and in Truth

Grace to Us. Day eleven...

Remember those gifts from people you love that you never read, never wore, never used?

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Grace Overcomes a Condemning Heart

Grace to Us. Day twelve...

“I was just thinking about you. I've been meaning to call.” How many times have I used that line to try to provide cover for letting the time get away from me in contacting people?

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Beyond Survival

What does it look like to be thriving, as opposed to just surviving? Is it having an income above the poverty level? To the homeless woman it would seem to be. Is it having two parents in the home instead of one? To the little boy who never knew his daddy it would seem to be. Is it having children that are staying out of trouble? To the single mom who can only spend time with her daughter down at Juvie it would seem to be.

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Warning Labels

Wanting What God Wants. Day seventeen...

Here in the U.S. warning labels on consumer products are so numerous they don't grab much attention—at least not much of my attention. For me they are nothing more than the annoying hang tags on electrical devices… catching on everything.

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Can’t Go Back

A Change of Mind. Day thirty-six...

Every once in a while Sherrel and I will bring up some of the foolishness from our past—in our lives before we were saved. But it's not like we are talking about ourselves; it's as if we're talking about somebody else.

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God’s Grace Is Bigger than Our Faith

A Change of Mind. Day forty-seven...

“Yes, I can fix it for you. But if you don't stop using it for what it's not designed to do, you'll just keep tearing it up.” Sound familiar?

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Freedom Still Has Rules

A Change of Mind. Day forty-eight...

While it's good to be on a first name basis with an accountant, it's not so good to be on a first name basis with a bail bondsman. But sadly, those in the bail bonding industry all have their regular customers.

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