Monday Meditations – John 3:17

November 14, 2011

Today’s Meditation Verse:

 

John 3:17

For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but to save the world through him.

 

Today I’ve chosen a very well known verse for our Monday Meditations verse.  But just because it is so well known doesn’t mean we have received full revelation of its meaning. Continue reading

Bowling with God

November 4, 2011  

There are many people who want to challenge the concept of grace in its entirety.  A little grace is fine.  You get just enough grace to get saved and then we are to ‘crucify your flesh’ and live a godly life, following the ‘right and wrong’ rules.  That is how we become holy, by seeking holiness and living a godly life.

 

Sounds good.  Anyway it sounded good to me for years.  For years I pushed towards holiness and tried to be godly.  And on the outside everyone could see that I was ‘good’.  My heart was right.  I loved the Lord will all my heart, soul and body so seeking to do right was an extension of my love for Him.  Or, was it?

 

In my recent post The Rules That Break Fellowship I talked about my never ending quest to follow the rules so that I would be right with God.

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Go and Sin No More

June 29, 2011
John 8:10-11
10 Then Jesus stood up again and said to the woman, “Where are your accusers? Didn’t even one of them condemn you?”
11 “No, Lord,” she said. And Jesus said, “Neither do I. Go and sin no more.” Click to read in full context

 

This is a beautiful story of a woman caught in the act of adultery receiving no condemnation from Jesus. Continue reading