Monthly Archives: August 2016

The First and the Last

The biblical drama unfolds with so many ups and downs and twists and turns. But in all the many changes there is just one goal-Jesus.  Everything is moving towards him and climaxes in him. Jesus is the last thing in … Continue reading

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Responding to Grace

God the Father elected his own Son to be the One man in whom the many would be forever blessed.  The Father’s Son gladly became the  man for others serving us unto death that we might live in God.  And … Continue reading

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With God and for God on our behalf

Jesus is Lord!  But this Lord came into the world not to be served but to serve giving his life as a ransom for many.  This self-giving is the revelation of who God is.  He is the one who is … Continue reading

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Two-way Grace

From the fullness of His Grace, the Father gives His Son as free gift for us.  From the same fullness, the Father gives His Spirit as free gift in us. And in giving His Son and Spirit the Father gives … Continue reading

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Grace and Gratitude

Grace evokes gratitude like  the voice an echo. Gratitude follows grace as thunder follows lightning Karl Barth The word translated “grace” in the New Testament is “charis”.  This word is also embedded in the word “eucharisteo” usually translated, “thanksgiving In … Continue reading

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