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God: "I looked for someone to take a stand for me, and stand in the gap" (Ezekiel 22:30)

Jesus: beaten so that you could be unbeatable


Retro Book review: Ted Dekker’s “Black”, “Red”, and “White”

While vacationing, I stopped in a Used Book store, and came across the book “Red”, by Ted Dekker.  My wife pointed it out to me, as I was struggling to find any worthwhile books in the large bookstore.  I’m a …

What does God like? What pleases Him?

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series What pleases God

When is the last time your church burned incense in the sanctuary?
It seems like an odd question, doesn’t it!
Does burning incense please God?  If it didn’t, why would it be mentioned so many times in the Bible, both with reference …

A prayer from a Queen

Keep me, O Lord, from all pettiness!  Let me be large in thought and word and deed.
Let me leave off self-seeking and be done with faultfinding.
Help me to put away all pretense, that I may meet my neighbor face to …


One man come in the name of love
One man come and go
One man come, he to justify
One man to overthrow
In the name of love
What more in the name of love
In the name of love
What more in the name of love
One …

Jesus is not “another religion”

True, or False ?

The Bible is a historically accurate document
Jesus really existed
The birth, life, death, and resurrection of Jesus were prophesied in specific detail throughout the Bible, and all happened as stated – according to the Bible
After 3 days, God …

Desert Rose

Lost in a windswept land
In a world of shifting sand
A fragile flower stands apart
And there in that barren ground
You feel like the only one
Trying to serve Him with all your heart
And you wonder, wonder
Can you last much longer
This cloud you …

AI – Making god in our own image

Seriously?   Are you that good – has your life turned out SO WELL that you want another you?  Would you trust yourself to care for yourself selflessly?
And if you give that creation autonomy, what if its priorities don’t eventually have …

Sin No More

Nelson Thomas Mumbai recently wrote an article titled “Sin No More” that is tucked away in the GracePeace Newsletter area.  It is really well written, and worth highlighting here.
One of the (4) basic facts about sin, noted in the article, …

The Purpose of Life

Why do you exist?  What is your purpose?  Why go on living?
Joy is one important part of the answer.
And God saw everything that he had made, and behold, it was very good.  (Genesis 1:31)
As the artist-creator of all we know, …

Christians: “Do the Doing”

For many years, I have worked on projects along with several people living in India.  Occasionally, they use interesting phrases (that bring a smile to my face) that are different from how we usually speak in the USA, such as …