A Grace that Carries

A Grace that Carries

“For the grace of God that brings salvation has appeared to all men, teaching us that, denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live soberly, righteously, and godly in the present age, looking for the blessed hope and glorious appearing of our great God and Savior Jesus Christ, who gave Himself for us, that He might redeem us from every lawless deed and purify for Himself His own special people, zealous for good works.” (Titus 2:11-14)

I love grace. How about you? I’ve never met a person that hated grace. In fact, every single person has experienced grace at one point or another in their lives. And if they didn’t realize it, they were at least surprised or grateful for the invisible hand that offered them grace at a particularly difficult time. Grace is not only “God’s unmerited favor”, but grace is God’s divine transportation that carries us through the ups and downs of life. I would not be here without grace. You would not be here without grace. Grace is invisible; you can’t see it, or touch it, or describe it, but we just know that everyday, we are living in the gravity of God’s amazing grace. Continue reading

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Forgotten and Forgiven

Forgotten and Forgiven

Forgotten and Forgiven

“As far as the east is from the west, so far hath he removed our transgressions from us.” (Psalm 103:12)

Wouldn’t it be wonderful if we never made a mistake, never failed, never got angry or upset, never needed a second chance? We would be perfect then, right? And if that were the case, there would be no need for salvation, redemption, confession, or forgiveness. We would never get to experience the fullness of God’s grace and mercy. Continue reading