Posts tagged with ‘God’s mercy’

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Invitation To The Table of Grace

by Ladd
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11 “And if the Spirit of Him who raised Jesus from the dead is living in you, He who raised Christ from the dead will also give life to your mortal bodies because of His Spirit who lives in you. 12 Therefore, brothers and sisters, we have an obligation—but it is not to the flesh, to […]

It’s the Little Things…

by Ladd
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My goal is to have the blog back on a regular time line beginning in January. I’ve been helping out at an art Centre for the last number of months and I had no idea that my involvement would absorb so much of my time. This has been a very enjoyable experience and I have […]

Burning Heretics?

by Ladd
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Two groups that populated Palestine during the time of Jesus were the haberim and the amme ha-arez. The haberim were the scrupulous Jews who were pious in their tithing, rituals, worship and dietary rules. On the other hand, the amme ha-arez “people of the land” were the masses that populated the area and for the […]

Bought At A Staggering Price

by Ladd
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“For God so loved the world that He gave His only Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have eternal life. For God sent the Son into the world, not to condemn the world, but that the world might be saved through Him. He who believes in Him is not condemned; he […]

Three Thousand Years Ago

by Ladd

Our Bible study groups are going to be starting a series of studies on the book of Judges this fall and I would like to invite you to study along with us. I know, people’s first reaction is, “what do you want to study that for?” But, Judges is one of the most instructive and […]

The Only Way You Can Commit the Unpardonable Sin Is…

by Ladd

“ ‘Truly, I say to you, all sins will be forgiven the sons of men and whatever blasphemies they utter; but whoever blasphemes against the Holy Spirit never has forgiveness, but is guilty of an eternal sin’—for they had said, ‘He has an unclean spirit.’ “ Mark 3:28-30  There is another mention of the “unpardonable […]

God NEVER Turns Away From Us

by Ladd

God loves you unconditionally. Do you really believe that? Do you believe that your salvation is totally outside of yourself and there is not one single thing you can do to make God love you more than He already does? How we answer those two questions speaks volumes about how we perceive our relationship with […]

A Shift in Thinking…

by Ladd

11 “But Naaman went away angry and said, “I thought that he would surely come out to me and stand and call on the name of the Lord his God, wave his hand over the spot and cure me of my leprosy. 12 Are not Abana and Pharpar, the rivers of Damascus, better than all the […]

It Happened Late One Afternoon…

by Ladd

“In the spring of the year, the time when kings go forth to battle, David sent Joab, and his servants with him, and all Israel; and they ravaged the Ammonites, and besieged Rabbah. But David remained at Jerusalem.” 2 Samuel 11:1 It is interesting how easily sin slips into our lives. With David it all […]

“Wash me, and I will be whiter than snow.” Psalm 51:7

by Ladd

“Have mercy on me, O God, according to thy steadfast love; according to thy abundant mercy blot out my transgressions. Wash me thoroughly from my iniquity; and cleanse me from my sin!” Psalm 51:1-2 Have you ever stopped to think about the marvel we call grace? David was a despicable man and knew from first […]