Category: Grace

Misery Loves Company!

You’ve probably heard the old saying, “misery loves company,” and it could not ring truer in some religious circles.  Jesus died so that we could be released from the endless rules and regulations of the law of Moses, but man

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Heaven is Free!

“Heaven Is Free!” Surely those are the greatest words mankind could ever hear – not because a price wasn’t paid, but because God paid it Himself! If you don’t understand that eternity in heaven cannot be earned, then you don’t

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Remember the Height

I don’t know what it is about some church-goers, or about some whole churches, but it seems like some people can get a little crotchety after a few years. While it can definitely be irritating to those around them, it

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Even Our Consciences!

In ancient times God commanded His people to sacrifice all types of animals for the temporary forgiveness of their sins.  People were always having to put their own animals do death to make amends for their imperfect deeds.  While that

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Sinner!

I used to smoke cigarettes in my younger days.  I started smoking them at school to “be cool” and became addicted at about 13 years old.  They had an incredible hold on me for nearly 20 years.  I fought to

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Even Now?

I get quite a few notes from people who believe they’ve slipped too far into sin to be forgiven. The fact that they are still concerned enough about their sin to write about it is certainly good news! Those who

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What A Spectacle!

Imagine for a minute the smugness of the Jewish religious aristocracy as they saw Jesus dragged away, stripped, beaten, ridiculed, and crucified.  As sure as the thought of it makes today’s Christian grimace, they were getting exactly what they wanted. 

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Accept One Another

I heard a story the other day about a young man who was invited to a church by a high school acquaintance of his. Only seconds after he entered the building, an elderly gentleman grabbed the young man and said,

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You Were A Slave!

“For you know that it was not with perishable things such as silver or gold that you were redeemed from the empty way of life handed down to you from your forefathers, but with the precious blood of Christ, a

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Good Friday?

“Then Pilate took Jesus and had him flogged. The soldiers twisted together a crown of thorns and put it on his head. They clothed him in a purple robe and went up to him again and again, saying, ‘Hail, king

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