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Thought and Prayer for Friday, October 18, 2013
Friday, October 18, 2013      4 comments

GRACE IN WEAKNESS It is really difficult to understand sometimes how good things can come from bad situations but the longer we live, the more we see this to be a reality. When tragedy strikes, people come together and help one another. Whe... Read more
Thought and Prayer for Thursday, October 17, 2013
Thursday, October 17, 2013      5 comments

GRACE IN MOTION If we were honest with ourselves, we would admit that we all have dead times. Dead times is where we aren’t doing anything productive. It is where we are sitting idly by and either numb to the world around us or even doing s... Read more
Thought and Prayer for Wednesday, October 16, 2013
Wednesday, October 16, 2013      7 comments

GRACE EMPOWERS When we receive God’s grace, we are blessed with so much more than we deserve. When we receive God’s grace, it empowers us to do more. Whatever God blesses us with is what we need to use to help others. God’s grace empowers u... Read more
Thought and Prayer for Tuesday, October 15, 2013
Tuesday, October 15, 2013      4 comments

GRACE IN GIVING We have all received something in life we felt we didn’t deserve. When others give us things we sometimes say “you shouldn’t have done that” or we give it back. Their efforts, their gift, their kind words help us to feel a l... Read more
Thought and Prayer for Monday, October 14, 2013
Monday, October 14, 2013      5 comments

CONTENT IN GRACE Many times we are blessed with things and blessed in situations and we don’t even realize it. We may believe because things didn’t go our way that we weren’t blessed. God blesses in so many ways we need to be content with w... Read more
Thought and Prayer for Sunday, October 13, 2013
Sunday, October 13, 2013      5 comments

GRACE IS ABUNDANT When others do wrong, we all learn lessons. When people sin, we see the situation and what is happening but we always don’t know what to do. We pray. We counsel them. We get them to seek other help. However, we can’t cont... Read more
Thought and Prayer for Saturday, October 12, 2013
Saturday, October 12, 2013      3 comments

GRACE AND BEAUTY If something or someone is graceful, we see beauty. Sometimes we see elegance when we see grace. Sometimes we see calmness and things just seem to flow at an even keel. When we receive God’s grace, we are growing more beau... Read more
Thought and Prayer for Friday, October 11, 2013
Friday, October 11, 2013      4 comments

AMAZING GRACE One definition for grace is refinement. When something is refined it is altered, improved or enhanced. When we receive God’s grace, we are changed. We see things differently. Our feelings are no longer feelings of doubt and w... Read more
Thought and Prayer for Thursday, October 10, 2013
Thursday, October 10, 2013      3 comments

GRACE IN STILLNESS Many people feel afraid and uneasy when things are still…when there is silence. Many believe there should always be noise going on or feel they should always be around others. However, God wants us to be still, to be alon... Read more
Thought and Prayer for Wednesday, October 9, 2013
Wednesday, October 09, 2013      3 comments

WINDFALLS OF GRACE There are times when something great happens beyond our explanation. We have windfalls where a difficult situation suddenly goes away. It could be a financial windfall where unexpected money comes our way. It could be a h... Read more
Thought and Prayer for Tuesday, October 8, 2013
Tuesday, October 08, 2013      5 comments

SHARING GOD’S GRACE There are things we don’t read in the paper or hear in the news. We don’t hear about when people experience the grace of God as they go through difficult situations. Whether they are having financial problems, health iss... Read more
Thought and Prayer for Monday, October 7, 2013
Monday, October 07, 2013      2 comments

SAVED BY GOD’S GRACE When good things happen because of something we did, people will usually tell us what a great job we did. We may get recognition in public or a gift for our hard work. However, when something happens that we didn’t hav... Read more
Thought and Prayer for Sunday, October 6, 2013
Sunday, October 06, 2013      3 comments

RECEIVE GRACE When we offer a gift to someone and they don’t take it, we want to know why they aren’t accepting it. There may be something in their lives that is keeping them from taking from us. Some people just don’t believe they are goo... Read more
Thought and Prayer for Saturday, October 5, 2013
Saturday, October 05, 2013      3 comments

GRACE IS NOT A FREE TICKET TO SIN As children, we learned quickly what we could get away with in school and at home. We knew which parent would show us more mercy when we did wrong and which one would completely overreact. There were some ... Read more
Thought and Prayer for Friday, October 4, 2013
Friday, October 04, 2013      4 comments

GRACE BRINGS RELIEF We do a lot each day. Most of us have about 16 waking hours. Some have more. Some less. There is a lot going on every day. We have decisions to make. We have issues to deal with. We have things we conjure up in our heads... Read more

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