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Grace Weekly | December 11, 2013

Grace Weekly | December 11, 2013

Scripture for the day: “For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.” Isaiah 9:6  Grace Received: Last Sunday we heard the family story of Ruth – the outsider foreigner who was redeemed and then became a participant in God’s grand story of redemption. Her story is our story. As...

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Grace Weekly | December 5, 2013

Grace Weekly | December 5, 2013

Scripture for the day: “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 lamb without blemish or defect.” I Peter 1:18-19    Grace Received: I had a very enjoyable conversation tonight (Wed) over some of Cindy Coday’s tasty cooking. Michelle and I sat with Richard and...

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Grace Weekly | November 26, 2013

Grace Weekly | November 26, 2013

Scripture: ” Be thankful in all circumstances, for this is God’s will for you who belong to Christ Jesus.” I Thessalonians 5:18 (New Living Translation)   Grace Received: This week as we celebrate Thanksgiving, families will gather. Some seats may be empty because of a deployed soldier, deceased loved one, or a new stage in life that makes it impossible to be together as we once were. But one thing that will not be...

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Grace Weekly | November 18, 2013

Grace Weekly | November 18, 2013

Scripture: “Because of the Lord’s great love we are not consumed, for his compassions never fail.  They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness.” Lamentations 3:22-23 Grace Received: Yesterday’s storms have given way to this morning’s sunshine. While not all mornings are sunny, I am reminded on this day when the sky is blue and the sun shines bright that God’s mercies and kindness are new every...

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Grace Weekly | November 5, 2013

Grace Weekly | November 5, 2013

Scripture:  “I desire to do your will, O my God; your law is in my heart.” Psalm 40:8 Grace Received: Julie is one of our most recent Jesus-followers. She had never been in church before coming to Grace but God was very much at work in her life, making her aware of her soul-hunger that only He can satisfy. After meeting some of our people on a Friday night, she came on a Sunday morning and then to theTuesday morning...

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Grace Weekly | Oct. 14, 2013

Grace Weekly | Oct. 14, 2013

Scripture for the day:  “May God himself, the God of peace, sanctify you through and through.  May your whole spirit, soul, and body be kept blameless at the coming our our Lord Jesus Christ. The one who calls you is faithful, and he will do it.”  I Thess. 5:23-24 Grace Received: It was a joy to see Samantha Slate baptized last Sunday. This second grader began her life in Jesus on Jan. 1, 2013. We celebrate her baptism and the...

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