Monthly Archives: December 2012

Resolved to Advance God’s Glory in 2013

In thinking about New Years and what resolutions I want to make, I see God’s grace in the close of one year and the dawn of another. This yearly cycle gives us the opportunity to take inventory of where we stand in relation to our Creator: … Continue reading

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“Marvelous, Infinite, Matchless Grace”

[Thankfully I’m more amazed at God’s grace at the close of this year than I was at the beginning of 2012. But in 2013 I want to be increasingly stunned by God’s unmerited favor toward me in Christ. So at … Continue reading

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Singing Through Sorrow

A 20-year-old man, Adam Lanza, first killed his mother Nancy and then, dressed in combat gear, drove the short distance to Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut and began shooting. With two semiautomatic pistols and one semiautomatic rifle Lanza … Continue reading

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Jingle All the Way?

Each Christmas season I find myself moved again and again by the profound truths we sing about in some of our better Christmas songs. Take, for example, these lyrics from Silent Night: Silent night, holy night Son of God, love’s … Continue reading

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“… let it be to me according to your word.”

These were the words of Mary after she learned how she would conceive and give birth to the “Son of the Most High” (cf. Lk. 1:26-38). You remember the story: the angel Gabriel comes to Mary privately in the humble setting … Continue reading

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