Blog Posts on The Grace of God
Do You Dread a False Deity?
All true fear of the Supreme Being can only spring from a right knowledge of him. And it consists, first and fundamentally, in conceiving and believing him to be what he is, most powerful indeed, but at the…
A Word for Those Who Have Forsaken Jesus
How eager Jesus was to restore broken fellowship with his apostles after the resurrection! Surely this is a sign of how eager he is to restore us when we have drifted (or bolted) away.
All the apostles had forsaken him.…Continue Reading
That Crazy Star of Bethlehem
Behold, the star that they had seen when it rose
went before them until it came to rest
over the place where the child was. (Matthew 2:9)
The star moved. Really?
This is already the second time in…Continue Reading
When the Whispers of Discontent Have No Chance
As the father of a child with severe disabilities, one of the things I am asked frequently is "what can I do for you?" I can understand that. We are oriented toward action. And if we can’t be doing something…Continue Reading
Jesus Is Our All-Sufficient Comforter
The sighs of a bruised heart carry in them a report, both of our affection to Christ, and of his care to us. The eyes of our souls cannot be towards him unless he has cast a gracious…
The Day of Your Deliverance Is Decreed
She hobbled into the synagogue to hear the healing rabbi. Hoping against hope. You see, she “had had a disabling spirit for eighteen years. She was bent over and could not fully straighten herself” (Luke 13:10-11).
Eighteen years. How…Continue Reading
The Three Ways of Grace (Part 2)
The Eternal Wonder of Three Simple Words
Titus 3:4-6 —
But when the goodness and loving kindness of God our Savior appeared, he saved us, not because of works done by us in righteousness, but according to his own mercy, by the washing of regeneration and renewal…
A Worse Kind of Blind
The Bible is full of references to disease and disability — more than 350 verses in 40 of the 66 books.
Some references to disability are metaphors for something else. For example, Paul writes to the Corinthians:
In their case…