Posts from February 2017

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Guilt – What’s That All About?

by Ladd

I draw inspiration for many of these posts from conversations that take place in our Bible study groups. Last week we ended up discussing “guilt” and suddenly I discovered I wasn’t the only one who is plagued with this feeling. We can feel guilty for all types of things but amongst Christians we seem to […]

“Compassion will cure more sins than condemnation.” Henry Ward Beecher

by Ladd
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“How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and strong. Because someday in your life you will have been all of these.” George Washington Carver “Compassion will cure more sins than condemnation.” Henry Ward Beecher “If […]

Teaching and Fellowship

by Ladd
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42 “They devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and to fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer. 43 Everyone was filled with awe at the many wonders and signs performed by the apostles. 44 All the believers were together and had everything in common. 45 They sold property and possessions to give to anyone who had […]

The Basic Gospel of Paul

by Ladd
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1 “Now, brothers and sisters, I want to remind you of the gospel I preached to you, which you received and on which you have taken your stand. 2 By this gospel you are saved, if you hold firmly to the word I preached to you. Otherwise, you have believed in vain. 3 For what I received […]

The Unfailing Faithfulness of God!

by Ladd
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I’ve been thinking a great deal about the faithfulness of God lately and how the Bible is really all about Him. I know, we tend to make it about “us” and our salvation but it is really about the wonder, grace, compassion, and goodness of God who has never given up on us. In the […]

Steadfast Love

by Ladd

With all the lawsuits flying back and forth over the last few days in regards to President Trump’s executive orders it started me thinking about that great word of the law court “righteousness.” Righteousness by faith is a term that we throw around continually, but have we ever sat down and deciphered what it actually […]

Approach God’s Throne of Grace with Confidence

by Ladd
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14 “Therefore, since we have a great high priest who has ascended into heaven, Jesus the Son of God, let us hold firmly to the faith we profess. 15 For we do not have a high priest who is unable to empathize with our weaknesses, but we have one who has been tempted in every way, […]