Posts with the tag “grace”

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Thursday, March 9, 2023
March 9th, 2023
             Anger can be debilitating.  And anger can be dangerous.  And the Bible contains many warnings against letting anger take control of your life.  Psalm 37:8 says that we are to refrain from...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Thursday, January 5, 2023
January 5th, 2023
            On Sunday mornings, we are working our way through the last book of the Bible—the book of Revelation.  Broadly speaking, Revelation shows us how God will restore what was lost in Genesis w...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Monday, October 31, 2022
October 31st, 2022
           Happy Reformation Day!  On this day, October 31, we recall the actions of a priest named Martin Luther who nailed ninety-five theses or protests to the door of the Catholic Church in Witten...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Tuesday, October 25, 2022
October 25th, 2022
            Splinters can be aggravating and annoying.  And so too can briers and thorns.  Paul suffered with something he called “a thorn in my flesh” (2 Corinthians 12:7).  We do not specifically kn...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Tuesday, September 27, 2022
September 27th, 2022
           Near the end of Romans 2, Paul addressed the matter of circumcision.  While not a pressing or even often-mentioned matter in twenty-first century Christianity or churches, this matter of ci...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Thursday, June 16, 2022
June 16th, 2022
              In I Kings 2, David is nearing death.  He’s enjoyed a prominent place in Israel as a musician, writer, defeater of Goliath and Israel’s second king.  He was not perfect but he was called...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Tuesday, June 7, 2022
June 7th, 2022
           Isaiah 33:3 says, “O LORD, be gracious to us; we long for you.  Be our strength every morning, our salvation in a time of distress.”  We can read these words as a plea or even a petition.  ...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Thursday, May 19, 2022
May 19th, 2022
            In Daniel 9, we read the great prayer of confession that Daniel prayed on behalf of the people of Israel. In this prayer, the prophet acknowledged Israel’s sinfulness and rebellion against...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Wednesday, February 2, 2022
February 2nd, 2022
             The life of Peter is a fascinating one to study.  When we first meet him in Scripture, he is a fisherman.  He is working the nets to make a living.  One day, his life changed forever when...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Monday, November 22, 2021
November 22nd, 2021
         Grace is certainly a word commonly used among Christians.  We often define grace as “unmerited favor.’  We recognize that we have done nothing to gain this divine goodwill.  Our English word ...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Thursday, November 18, 2021
November 18th, 2021
         David was one of the largest figures in the history of Israel.  He ranks near Abraham, Isaac, Jacob and Moses.  He came to the throne as a shepherd after God had rejected Saul as Israel’s kin...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss

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