Posts tagged with ‘righteousness’

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Faith is a Gift

by Ladd
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Sorry for the long delay between posts, but Ruth and I were away on a short holiday and was unable to work on the blog. I hope that from now on I will be able to get back on schedule of sending out a post every two-to-four days. Let’s begin this post with Galatians 3:23-26 […]

This Is Love…

by Ladd

I apologize for the sporadic posts. Ruth and I have been away a fair amount this spring and early summer, but hope to get on schedule of posting every two or three days from now on in. I also want to thank all of you who read the blog on a regular basis. It is […]

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 […]

The Simplicity of the Gospel

by Ladd
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8 “But what does it say? The word is near you, on your lips and in our heart (this is, the word of faith which we preach); 9 because, if you confess with your lips that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised Him from the dead you will be saved. […]

It All Comes Back To Grace

by Ladd
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24 “Several days later Felix came with his wife Drusilla, who was Jewish. He sent for Paul and listened to him as he spoke about faith in Christ Jesus. 25 As Paul talked about righteousness, self-control and the judgment to come, Felix was afraid and said, ‘That’s enough for now! You may leave. When I find […]

Sin Is… Not To Believe In Jesus

by Ladd

Garrison Keillor observed, “Most people do not really believe. They have tried to believe and they wish they did believe and are sorry that they don’t because they like to be around people who do. So they come to church and enjoy the music and hallowedness of it all, but the faith is not in […]

Messengers of Hope to a Lost World

by Ladd

“I did not say these things to you from the beginning, because I was with you. But now I am going to Him who sent me; yet none of you asks me, ‘Where are you going?’ But because I have said these things to you, sorrow has filled your hearts. Nevertheless I tell you the […]

God’s Righteousness ~ it literally takes your breath away!

by Ladd

“For in the Gospel a righteousness from God is revealed, a righteousness that is by faith, from first to last, just as it is written; ‘The righteous will live by faith.’ ” Romans 1:17 Many commentators consider verse 17 as the key to understanding Romans, and it has been argued that all the rest of […]

Through the Little Things

by Ladd

My mother had a stroke while telling a children’s story at church. Providentially she survived the attack, but unfortunately was left partially paralyzed. My mother went to church that morning filled with joy not knowing she would never enter her home again. She went directly from the hospital to a nursing home where she spent […]