Tag Archives: grace

Let God do the sorting

About a million years ago, Carole, one of our long-time Catch members with a very active sense of humor, sent me the following comment that I just managed to dig up (which makes this whole thing go back at least … Continue reading

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Solomon’s wisdom: How dumb can you be?

Have you ever wondered how Solomon, after having been given the gift of wisdom by God, could turn out to be so dumb? As a young man, Solomon had been offered the gift of whatever he might choose when it … Continue reading

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Halfway to God? I don’t think so.

There is no halfway to love. Love goes all the way. Halfway leaves you dangling on a bridge to nowhere, waiting for the other person to come to you, and that may be something they may not be able or … Continue reading

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The radical grace of Jesus

God’s grace is radical. God’s grace is so radical that it doesn’t just change the rules; it does away with the rules entirely. God’s grace creates a fundamental change in the way we relate to God. It rewrites the book … Continue reading

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What would Grace do?

Remember the WWJD (What Would Jesus Do?) movement? It was certainly full of good intentions. It was a way of remembering that we do not live for ourselves; we live for the one we serve, Jesus Christ. And since we … Continue reading

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Live large

“Grandpa, will you come back tomorrow and read me the story again?” Grandpa: “As you wish.” In the last scene of the movie, The Princess Bride, the late Peter Falk has the last laugh. As he’s preparing to leave his … Continue reading

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Being bad enough for Grace

Some of the best comments about the national mood in America so far have come from our northern neighbors in Canada. Perhaps that’s because a little distance can give you a certain perspective on things. As an example, Drew, from … Continue reading

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A cold and very broken Hallelujah

But it’s not a cry that you hear tonight It’s not some pilgrim who claims to have seen the light It’s a cold and a very broken Hallelujah – Leonard Cohen Leonard Cohen died last night at his home in … Continue reading

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