Category Archives: 1 Corinthians

Heaping Grace and Love on the Walking Wounded

Easter. A time to reflect on the extravagant grace and mercy heaped upon us by God through the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus, our passover Lamb. A time to celebrate new life– in Christ and in our gardens. A time … Continue reading

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New Beginnings, Mercies, and Months

Onward Christian soldier. You’ve got this! Don’t become distracted by the cares of this world, even when they seem enormous (like Super Tuesday, a lingering cough, a ginormous tax bill, or a mountain of laundry). Don’t you know we follow … Continue reading

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Stand Firm in Faith and Do All in Love

“Be on the alert, stand firm in the faith, act like men, be strong. Let all that you do be done in love.” ~ 1 Corinthians 16:13-14 The friendly smile often throws me off guard. But sometimes, that smile doesn’t … Continue reading

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Cheapening Grace?

I caught up with a good friend of mine recently, and she recounted what had been going on in her life since I had last spoken with her. As she told me about a traumatic accident that resulted in injury … Continue reading

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The Truth Sets Us Free!

The voices haunt me sometimes. Oh no, not that kind of voices. Voices that mock me, reminding me that I am a mess, an idiot, worthless. Anyone else struggle with the voices? When you hear them day after day, it … Continue reading

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A Thankful and Faithful Bondservant

In Genesis 24, we find the account of how Rebekah came to be Isaac’s wife. It is a truly beautiful story, on many levels. And surprisingly, there is an example of humility, loyalty, trust, faithfulness, prayer, and thanksgiving shown to … Continue reading

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Love Each Other and Leave the Judging to God

“You love them; I’ll judge them.” Isn’t that a good summary of James 4:11-12? Our pastor is teaching through the book of James on Sunday mornings. It has been challenging and convicting, to say the least. Joyfulness amidst trials, being … Continue reading

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