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Let the boy win!

photo © 2009 woodley wonderworks | more info (via: Wylio)   A certain young musician was gifted and enthusiastic. He came under the tutelage of a teacher who had a reputation as being very effective in guiding young musicans to great skill. The student came and the teacher pointed out many flaws in the student’s […]

Lavish Grace

photo © 2007 Jed Scattergood | more info (via: Wylio) “He predestined us to adoption as sons through Jesus Christ to Himself, according to the kind intention of His will, to the praise of the glory of His grace, which He freely bestowed on us in the Beloved. In Him we have redemption through His […]

Disappointments With the Free Grace Movement

photo © 2006 Aaron | more info (via: Wylio)   Update to this post, 04/07/2013 I notice I continue to get a lot of traffic on this post. I am not sure who exactly is coming to read this but I want to qualify some things for you, my revered and esteemed visitor. As a […]

The Two Selves

photo © 2009 Lisa Omarali | more info (via: Wylio)   Despite all of this talk about grace, we all know that there remains a struggle with errant desire. There is no use beating around the bush, we still love sin. No clever reasoning or poetic and beautiful writing can cover or change this fact. […]

What else is there to say?!

“There is no fear in love. But perfect love drives out fear, because fear has to do with punishment. The one who fears is not made perfect in love. We love because he first loved us.” 1 John 4:18, 19, NIV.

Flashlights and Skeletons and Closets

photo © 2008 Frits Ahlefeldt-Laurvig | more info (via: Wylio)   I’ve noticed a strange irony – legalists, people who contest scandalous grace, tend to have an easy or low view of the law, while people who really ‘get’ grace seem to have a much higher and penetrating view of the law. If you are […]

Echo and Narcissus

photo © 2009 eisenbahner | more info (via: Wylio)   The question arises, how do we persuade people to cross over to the beautiful land of grace? How do we persuade people of the greatness and liberty and power and true virtue of the life of freedom? How can we convince someone that it is […]

Derrida on Forgiveness

Jaques Derrida was a French-Jewish philosopher who was a proponent of something called deconstructionism. It seems to mean that you follow a process whereby you take a ‘text’, which means everything in human experience since we experience the world through a verbal grid, and take it apart to reveal its hidden pieces and inconsistencies. The […]