Grace for Today: James 1:13-16

The Fatal Attraction of Sin (Part 1) Please Read James 1:13-16 So far in my articles from the Book of James we have been speaking of trials.  According to what James has said up to this point we are to count them as joy based on the fact that God has in mind our growth. …

Grace For Today: Is Your Happiness Driven by Your Possessions? (Part 1)

Is Your Happiness Driven by Your Possessions? (Part 1) James 1:9-12 There is a misconception in our consumer driven culture.  The misconception is, money = security or money = happiness.  It’s interesting that of all the trials James could mention specifically, he begins speaking of the haves and the have-nots. Here is an interesting statistic:…

Grace for Today: A Biblical Alternative to Self-Pity Part 2 (James 1:1-4)

A Biblical Alternative to Self-Pity (James 1:1-4) Part 2 Welcome to another edition of Grace for Today.  Last week we learned about the importance of viewing trials as opportunities to grow in faith rather than becoming self- focused and consumed with pity.  James taught us to have a godly assessment of ourselves being that of…

Grace for Today: The Lord’s Intense Object Lesson (Jonah 4)

Grace for Today The Lord’s Intense Object Lesson Welcome to another edition of Grace for Today.  We’ve been systematically walking through the Book of Jonah week by week.  Today, we’ll be finishing our journey through Jonah.  I’m still praying about what to do starting next week, so I guess it will be a surprise to…

Grace for Today: Jonah’s Second Great Commission

Grace For Today Jonah Experiences His Second Great Commission Thank you for joining me today for another edition of Grace for Today.  As we continue working through the Book of Jonah, we’ve been blessed to see the work of God’s grace in the life of Jonah.  Today, together we’ll see the work of grace in…

Grace for Today: God’s Provision

Grace for Today Jonah experiences God’s provision of salvation Thank you for joining me for more Grace for Today.  I’m so glad you’ve taken the time to sit down and look to God’s Word with me today.  May the Lord bless your efforts to understand His Word more thoroughly. *Please open your Bible and read…

Grace for Today: The Perfect Storm (Part 2)

The Perfect Storm Part 2 Welcome to Grace for Today I’m so pleased you’ve joined to study with us today as we see the Lord’s mercy and grace in action. *Please open your Bibles and read (Jonah 1:7-16). Today, our focus will be on verses 11-16.  Let’s jump right in. Through these events, God is…

Grace for Today Bible Study: The Perfect Storm (part 1)

The Perfect Storm (Part 1) Jonah 1:7-16 Last week we left Jonah and the sailors in their prayer meeting.  After the sailors spend much time and effort seeking their gods and hearing no response and receiving no help, they turn quickly turn to plan B. They decide that casting lots would be a way to…

Grace For Today: Jonah’s Great Commission Part 3

Grace for Today Thank you for joining us today for another edition of Grace for Today.  As we continue through this amazing and, at times, surprising Book of Jonah we are learning together that God is in fact much bigger than we ever imagined. Last week we learned that the Prophet Jonah had received direct…

Grace for Today Article: Jonah’s Great Commission part 2

Grace for Today Jonah’s Great Commission (Part 2) Last week we left Jonah right after he received his “missionary marching orders” from God.  The Lord commanded this Israelite prophet to go and prophecy to a gentile nation. ***Please turn to Jonah and read verses 1:1-6. It was as if the Lord said to Jonah, Pack…

Grace For Today

Grace for Today Jonah’s Great Commission (Part 1) Thank you for joining us for the new weekly article called Grace for Today. Each week, we’ll choose a book from the Bible and move through it verse by verse. The goal is to gain a deeper understanding of the truths found in each text of Scripture…