Grace

The work of God. You then, my child, be strong in the grace that is in Christ Jesus... 2Timothy 2:1 ESV Photo by PhotoMIX Company on Pexels.com God's work. Grace is the work of God. The original Greek translated as grace: charis. charis -- 1 grace. 1A that which affords joy, pleasure, delight, sweetness, charm,… Continue reading Grace

the yoke of Love…

"... Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light."¬†--Jesus Matthew 11:28-30 ESV… Continue reading the yoke of Love…

pressed… in the right direction…

"I am doing a great work and I cannot come down. ..."¬†--Nehemiah Nehemiah 6:3 NASB Nehemiah knew what God called him to... He knew where to spend his limited time... energy... resources... On the great work... God called him to do... Rebuild the wall around Jerusalem... the wall torn down when God gave His people… Continue reading pressed… in the right direction…

yoke work…

Discipleship takes discipline -- the work of straightening what is bent, retraining and strengthening our capacities, working loose the bonds that constrain us. --Rebecca Konyndyk DeYoung,¬†Glittering Vices Discipleship... it's not what we think... It's not about keeping a list... pursuing holiness through works... behavior modification by the power of our self-will... the keeping of rules...… Continue reading yoke work…