Tag Archives: second chances

Amazing Grace

Grace always amazes me—especially when I find it’s sweet sound in unexpected places. This story of Manasseh is more unexpected than most—I’m still amazed by it. Here is one of the most evil Kings of the whole bunch—could grace save a wretch like Manasseh? Continue reading

Posted in Devotional Thoughts | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Feed My Sheep

Our failings are not lost on God. From the broken place, we learn to rely on God’s strength rather than our own. Continue reading

Posted in Devotional Thoughts | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

He Has Risen!

There is hope! The resurrection is a reminder of the undying hope that is ours in Christ. Even death couldn’t conquer the Lord Jesus. When things are darkest, he brings light. When things seem impossible, he brings hope. Continue reading

Posted in Devotional Thoughts | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Feed My Sheep (June 2)

The Resurrection is a reminder that God is all about second chances. One of the most touching accounts concerning the resurrection is Peter’s encounter with Jesus. Jesus went out of his way to find Peter, knowing that Peter had denied him. He wanted to show grace to him. Underlying Jesus gentle rebuke, Jesus is reinstating Peter to ministry. In essence, Jesus is saying, “I’m giving you a second chance.” Continue reading

Posted in Devotional Thoughts | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

He Has Risen! (Mar 12)

There is hope! The resurrection is a reminder of the undying hope that is ours in Christ. Even death couldn’t conquer the Lord Jesus. When things are darkest, he brings light. When things seem impossible, he brings hope. Continue reading

Posted in Devotional Thoughts | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

A Second Chance Squandered (June 28)

Even when confronted with a second chance and a fresh start, it is easy to drift away from our initial enthusiasm. Continue reading

Posted in Devotional Thoughts | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Falling to Pieces (Feb 9)

February 9 Falling to Pieces Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalms 22:19-31 | Exodus 29:1-30:10 | Matthew 26:14-45 | Proverbs 8:14-26 Today’s Scripture Focus: Matthew 26:14-45 “Before the night’s over, you’re going to fall to pieces because of what happens to me.” … Continue reading

Posted in Devotional Thoughts, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

A Second Chance Squandered (June 28)

June 28 A Second Chance Squandered Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalm 140:9-13 | 2 Kings 13:1-14:29 | Acts 18:23-19:12 | Proverbs 18:2-3 Today’s Scripture Focus: 2 Kings 13:1-14:29 Then Jehoahaz sought the LORD’s favor, and the LORD listened to him, for … Continue reading

Posted in Devotional Thoughts, Uncategorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Feed My Sheep (Jun 2)

June 2 Feed My Sheep Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalm 125:1-5 | 2 Samuel 19:11-13 | John 21:1-25 | Proverbs 16:16-17 Today’s Scripture Focus: John 21 The third time he said to him, “Simon son of John, do you love me?”Peter … Continue reading

Posted in Devotional Thoughts, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Falling to Pieces (Feb 9)

February 9 Falling to Pieces Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalms 22:19-31 | Exodus 29:1-30:10 | Matthew 26:14-45 | Proverbs 8:14-26 Today’s Scripture Focus: Matthew 26:14-45 “Before the night’s over, you’re going to fall to pieces because of what happens to me.” … Continue reading

Posted in Devotional Thoughts, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment