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The Value of the Gospel of Grace

Grace! “Amazing grace, how sweet the sound…”  But is it possible that, too often, Christians take it for granted? The gospel and grace are directly linked together and cannot be separated. I call this the gospel of grace. There are those who want to lessen the value of grace. A stern ...

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Polluted Wells

Thomas was a  Nebraska farmer in the late 1800’s. He and his family enjoyed a good life, though one filled with demanding work.  All was well until the day his wife and three children fell ill in quick succession with all the symptoms of Typhoid Fever, an often-deadly disease brought ...

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Jesus, Roll Me Away Like That Stone

Today seemed like a bit of a rough day for me. So many things can build up in life and then they can make one feel stiff, like a rock. I think it’s because parts of us shut down that shouldn’t be shutting down, but we do it as a ...

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The Victory and Hope of a Life Reborn

The arrival of spring is heartily welcomed in Minnesota where winter lingers for almost a half-year. The two-parted whistles from male Northern Cardinals is often heard in the early spring. While lifting my head up to search for the birds, I cheerfully found little buds springing from the tip of ...

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Simplicity Lost! (part 1)

There are many temptations in the world to draw us away from God. For all who will listen, God tells us in great detail who will not enter into the Kingdom of Heaven (1 Cor. 6). It is made so clear, even “babes in Christ” can understand. In the world, ...

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