Mercy and Grace

I learned recently that there are some languages around the world that don’t have a word for “grace.” So to translate the song “Amazing Grace,” for example, that language might instead call it “Amazing Mercy.” However, mercy and grace are two very, very different concepts. Merriam Webster contrasts the two words this way: “Mercy implies … More Mercy and Grace

The Majesty of God

God has never once been worried. Never once! Think about that for a minute. He never wrings His hands, breaks a sweat, or scratches His head in confusion. God is totally and powerfully King over all, thoroughly in charge. … More The Majesty of God

Joyful Jesus

The more experiences you share with a beloved friend, the more you see his personality. I have been sharing life with Jesus for many, many years now, and I have continually been impressed by Him—He is so absolutely joyful! Maybe that’s an awfully foreign thought for you. Of course, I suppose every human wants God … More Joyful Jesus

God Does Not Change

This morning as I was praying and worshiping, I found myself thanking God that He does not change. For me, this reality is beautiful beyond beautiful—one of the things I love most about Him. I can remember a time, though, when I didn’t really understand the ramifications of God’s unchanging nature. Sure, I accepted it … More God Does Not Change