Living by Grace

Dedicated to providing guidance in daily living through the power of God's grace as experienced in our union with Christ.

Devotionals (alphabetical)

A Caring Christian Spirit Living A Lie?
A Church Equipped for Ministry Living A Life of Forgiveness
A Church of Joyful Generosity Living by the Faith of Jesus
A Church Too Busy to Pay Attention Living Far Above the Poverty Line
A Clear Word from Jesus Living in the World of the Miraculous
A Fulfilling Marriage Living in Two Worlds
A Gift for Jesus Living on Milk?
A Guiding Word from Our Model Living Our Confession
A Higher Level of Thinking and Living Living Out God's Vision
A Kingdom Prayer Living Out the Five Commands
A Life of Prayer Living the New Covenant
A Message to the Mature Living with Jesus
A Ministry of Confrontation Long Enough
A More Excellent Way Long Night of Looking and Listening
A New Song to The Lord Looking to the Future
A Primer on Discipleship Loose Them!
A Report to Be Believed and Experienced Love One Another
A Walk Worthy of The Lord Loving God
Abound in This Grace Also Loving Jesus
Abraham's Seed Made Free to Stay Free
After Faith Comes Made Rich by Two Poor Men
Agape Love Made Salty Again
Alive from the Dead  Major Instrument
All Believers Are Not Under Grace Majoring on A Minor
Always Led in Triumph Make Me A Sanctuary
Always on the Defensive Making A Difference
Amazing Grace Meditating on Grace
Ambassadors for Christ Men with A Different Spirit in Them
And How Does A Believer Experience God's Grace? Message from Galatia
Anno Domini Message from Job
Another Look at "Dead to Sin" Messages from the Sparrows 
Another Promised Blessing Ministering the New Covenant
Any Old Bush Will Do Ministries of the Letter and of The Spirit
Are We So Foolish? Ministry Gifts Are Not Totally Sufficient
Are You Being Sanctified? Missions and Evangelism
Are You Making Preparation More Laborers for the Harvest
Are You So Foolish? More Than Conquerors
As Being Alive from the Dead Mothers
As Those Alive from the Dead Motivation to Live by Grace
Ashamed? Moving Temples of Life
At Peace in the Arms of Jesus Much More to Learn
At the Potter's House New Conversions Every Day
At Wits End? New Covenant--Church Ordinances
Attacking the Gates of Hades New Glory in the New Covenant
Available Bodies New Treasures as Well as Old
Awakened for Guidance  No Initiation Approach
Baptized into Christ No Longer Like A Silly Dove
Baptized into Jesus No Longer Living
Battle for The Body No Longer Selfish
Be Filled with The Spirit - Now No Mix of Old with New
Be Made Strong No More Pity Parties
Be Not Consumed with the Past No One Is Going to Tell Me What to Do
Be Not Deceived, God Is Not Mocked No Oneness - No New Covenant
Be What You Are No Room for God's Word 
Bearing Fruit for God  No Spiritual Orphans
Bearing the Brunt of Infidelity No Strategies or Exhortations Necessary
Become A Dwelling Place of God Non-Resident Virtues
Becoming the Righteousness of God Not Conformed but Transformed
Before God - Holy, Blameless and In Love Not Even A Finger Lifted 
Begin A Blessing Cycle Not Mixed with Faith
Begin Again Now All Things Are of God
Beginning Again Now They Know
Beginning the Day Directed by God O Wretched Man That I Am!
Behaving Like Mere Men Obligated to Walk in The Spirit
Believing and Receiving Old Testament Experiences of Grace
Better Health - More Energy! One Impact of the Baby Jesus
Beware of the Leaven One-on-One Evangelism
Beyond the Spiritual Ongoing Visible Declaration of The Gospel
Bible Reading, Prayer and Grace Our Crown of Rejoicing, Our Glory
Blank Sheets of Paper Our Debt to Pay
Blessed Are the Pure in Heart Our Father Is at Work
Blessed Assurance Our God in Confrontation
Blessed Blessings Our God of All Grace
Blessed by Discomfort Our Holy Calling
Blessed Through Unanswered Prayers Our Light and God's Glory
Body of Sin? Our Other Helper
Born as One of Us Our Other Helper (10)
Born to Make Us Sons Our Other Helper (11)
Born to Serve - Raised to Serve Our Other Helper (2)
Born Under law Our Other Helper (3)
Break Up That Marriage! Our Other Helper (4)
Bring Glory to God Our Other Helper (5)
Bringing Glory to God Our Other Helper (6)
Bringing Joy to the Heart of Our Savior Our Other Helper (7)
Burdens Hard to Bear Our Other Helper (8)
Burdens Hard to Move Our Other Helper (9)
Burnout? Our Reasonable Service
Buy Gold and Become Rich Our Thorns - God's Grace
By His Stripes We Are Healed Outside the Gate
Called in Righteousness Overcoming the World
Can Even a Christian Be Good? Parenting by Grace
Captured for A Purpose Participating in The Father's Work
Cast Out the Bondwoman and Her Son Participating in the Joy of Heaven
Caught! Passionate Commitment to Certain Failure
Champions for Grace Paths of Righteousness
Changed by Fourteen Words Pathway to Usefulness
Character Through Grace People of Courage
Chief of Sinners? Perseverance
Child Evangelism Personal Testimony About the Law
Christ Formed in You Picture of The Spirit-Filled Life
Christmas and the New Covenant Placing Jesus As Crucified on Public Display
Christmas Every Day Pleasing God
Church Unity Guaranteed Poor in Spirit
Clay in the Potter's Hand Possessing Our Possessions
Cleanse the Inside Poured Out Love
Coals of Fire Power for Restraint
Come Out from Among Them Powerful People
Committed or Available? Prayer Examples of Jesus
Completed Grace Prayer for Jesus to Dwell in Believers
Contrasting Glories Praying in the Heart
Costly Fall Praying in The Spirit
Counselors to Destruction Preach the Gospel to the Saved
Crucified to the World Preparations for the Storms of Life
Crucifixion of the Good Prepare for the Attacks of Satan
Current Warning Present Tense Salvation
Dangers of the Faith Factor Proclaiming the Virgin Birth
Dead to Sin Progressive Revelation
Deadly Combination Properly Clothed for the Journey?
Deadly Supposition Protected Reputations
Dealing with Hatred Protection Against A Deadly Sin
Death First! Pure Heart, Clear Vision
Debtors Put Off the Old Man - Put on the New Man
Delighting Ourselves in The Lord Put on Christ
Deliverance from Covetousness Put to Death Your Members
Delivered to Grace Raised Because of Our Justification
Descending into Greatness Raised on Sunday
Desire Fulfilled Raised with Christ - Believe It
Destined to Weakness Receiving God's Attention
Destroyed for Lack of Knowledge Receiving God's Plan, Our Next Move
Dethronement of Sin Redeemed from An Aimless Life
Devastating Love Affairs Re-Digging the Wells
Differences in Our Helpers Rejected!
Disappointment Rejecting the Reign of Flesh
Disturbing Invasion Rejection!
Divine Orchestration Rejoice! Revival Is on the Way
Do All to the Glory of God Release the Fire
Do the First Works Releasing the Trinity for Ministry
Do You Have Your Eagles Wings? Religious Without Love
Do You Need to Learn Patience? Remember the Days of Old
Doing God's Will - Even Reluctantly Removing Burdens from the Heart of God
Doing the Work of God Renewal of The Spirit of Our Minds
Doing Your Best for Jesus? Repent and Do the First Works
Don't Dilute the Message Repentance
Don't Fight the Pressure Rescued from the World
Don't Forget Yourself Resource for Character and Ministry
Don't Lose Your Rewards Rest A While
Don't Smother the Fire Rest!
Don't Wait to Be Wise Restored Joy
Don't Waste Your Conversations Resurrection of Jesus
Drawing Near Resurrection: Source of Meaningful Life
Drawing Water from the Wells of Salvation Return to the Former Days
Eaten Up with Spiritual Zeal Revival or Revival?
Enlarged Grace Equals Enlarged Ministry Rewarded in This Life
Enlarging Our Christian Service Righteous Indignation
Enlarging Our Neighborhoods  Roads in the Wilderness
Enlightened on Our Dark Days Robbing Satan of His Opportune Times
Enriching the Fellowship Roll Back the Stone
Equipped for Difficult Ministry Saints Under Grace
Ever-Present Comforter Salvation in Progress
Exchanging Gifts with Jesus Sanctified Through Our Bodies
Experiencing The Holy Spirit  Sanctifying God
Exposing Sin Saved for Greatness
Expressing God's Love Visibly and Verbally Saving Your Life
Extended Influence Scepter of Righteousness
Face Set Like A Flint Seed of Abraham
Face to Face with Christ Our Savior Seek the Good of Others
Failure of Life Under Two Covenants Seeking the Righteousness of God
Faith for the Present and the Future Self-Pity
Faithful Under Pressure Sent by The Living Father
Faltering Between Two Opinions Serving God and Others with Our Gift
Fear Not Sharing Grace
Fear Not the Critics of The Gospel Shepherd-Teachers
Fear Not the Legalists Short-Lived Revivals
Feeding on Ashes? Should Believers Keep the 10 Commandments?
Fellow Workers with God Silent Evangelism
Filled and Fulfilled Sin and Suffering
Filled with All the Fullness of God Sin unto Death
Filled with Righteousness Sin unto Grace
Finding Life Sing to The Lord A New Song
Finishing the Race Size of A Man's Hand
Fire in Our Bones So That We Do Not Drift Away
First Love Something Good Is Going to Happen
Flooded with Grace, Love and Faith Something to Brag About
Follow Me Sowing and Reaping
Fools Speak to That Mountain
For the Children's Sake Speaking as the Learned
Forbidden by The Spirit to Preach Spirit-Directed Witnessing
Forgetting the Past Spirit-Led Rebuke
Forgiveness Is Not Enough Spiritual Growth for the Spiritually Mature
Free from Anxiety Spiritual Incrementalism
Free from Envy Spiritual Refreshing
Free from Loneliness Through Grace Spiritual Safety Net
Free from the World Spiritual X-Ray
Free to Live for Jesus and Not for Self Spread Grace: Protect Your Church
Freedom by Choice Spreading the Message of Grace
Freedom from A Moral Sickness Stand in Your Freedom
Freedom from Death Starting Again
Freedom from Depression Stay Free
Freedom from Depression Through Grace Stewards of Our Bodies
Freedom from Desire of Recognition Stirred Up Spirits
Freedom from Divisions in The Church Stones from the Rubbish Heap
Freedom from Selfishness Stop Worrying!
Freedom from Struggling with God Straightened Lives
Freedom Through the Spirit Strangers and Pilgrims on This Earth
From Death to Life Strengthen the Tie That Binds Our Hearts
From Faith to Faith Strengthened for Restraint
Fruitful Communication of the Word of God Strife in the Churches
Fruitful, Fresh and Flourishing in Old Age Strong Through Grace
Fulfilled Desires Submit to the Righteousness of God
Fulfilling the Law Sufficient Strength for All Things
Fully Preaching the Gospel Surprising Quotation
Furtherance of the Gospel Take Back Your Harp
Glorifying Christ in Our Bodies Take the Sword of The Spirit
God Expressing Righteousness Through Us Take Your Choice
God Has Blessed America  Taught All Things
God Is Looking for A Body Teaching All Things Helpful
God Is Not Limited to Our Limitations Teaching the Life of Grace to the Unsaved
God of All Comfort Temples and Tools
God of All Grace Tender Hearted - Strong Hearted
God Stopped Taking It Away Tenderhearted
God Waiting on Us Tested and Refined
God’s Fellow Workers Tested by Fire
Godly Living That Continuing Light
Godly Ministries That Great Cloud of Witnesses
God's Blessings and Promises That Ministry of Listening
God's Earthen Vessels That Other Justification
God's Encouragers That Other Predestination
God's Example for Our Churches The Arms of Jesus
God's Fellow Workers The Balm of Gilead
God's Gifted Ones The Body Is Dead - The Spirit Is Life
God's Inheritance The Body of Jesus
God's Inheritance in the Saints The Breaking
God's Love Revealed The Comforter, The Comforters
God's Merciful Shaking The Cost Has Been Counted
God's Miracle Workers The Cross and The Law
God's New Reformers The Crucifixion of Jesus
God's Penetrating Lights The Danger of Legalism
God's Plumb Line The Defeat of Two Deadly Enemies
God's Revelation of His Preparation The Evangelistic Appeal of Holy Laughter
God's River of Delights The Exceeding Riches of God's Grace
God's Spirit Glorifying Jesus The Extended Prayer of Jesus
God's Strange Faithfulness The Glory and the Power
God's Surprising Works The God of All Grace
God's Vast and Undeserved Love The God We Trust
God's Will, Strange and Foolish? The Greatest Gift
God's Willing Gift The Hidden Wisdom of God
Good Mix The Justification of Jesus
Good News The Lifter Up of My Head
Good News for the Generous  The Little Children
Good People The Loneliness of Grace
Grace for Grace The Lord Will Provide
Grace Giving The Lord's Portion Is His People
Grace Is Not Just Another Emphasis The Maturing of Jesus
Grace on Public Display The Ministry of Emotional Participation
Grace Versus Addictions The Ministry of Presence 
Great Gain The Most Misunderstood Command
Grieve Not The Spirit The New Creation
Grieving or Blessing Our Comforter The Night Before
Grow in Grace The Other You
Growing Freedom from Selfishness The Peaceful Heart
Growing in Faith The Power of Words 
Guard The Message The Prudence of Jesus
Guidance for Discipling Others The Pruning of the Vinedresser
Guidance for Meditation The Rest of the Christmas Story
Guidance for the Day The Riches of Divine Wisdom
Hallowed Be Your Name The Riches of God's Mercy
Hanging Hands and Feeble Knees The Sanctification of Our Lord
Has Depression Taken Over? The Sin of Building Again
Have You Encouraged Someone Today? The Spiritual Ones
Have You Found Your Manger? The Strength of Sin
Having Nothing - Possessing All The Substitutionary Life of Jesus
Healing A Nation The Word of God at Work
Healing of Our Land There Is Hope in Spite Of ...
Healing the Lepers This Body of Death
Healing Tongues Those "Unbelievable" Believers
Heart-Sick Those Faithful Ones
Help for Growth in Spiritual Knowledge Those Other "Gifted Gifts" to the Church
Helping Those with Addictions Those Other Evangelists
Helpless but Hopeful Those Other Miraculous Births
Hidden Arrows Those Other Sins
High Priestly Activities Those Others
High Priestly Privilege-and more Those Who Sow
His Name Is “Jealous” To God Be the Glory
His Name Is Immanuel Too Small A Thing
Honesty Tough Love
Honor Your Mother Trees of Righteousness 
Hope of God's Glory Truth Wrapped in Love
How Do You Read Moses? Turning from God Without Knowing It
How Is Your Prayer Life? Turning God's People Back to Him
How Much Light? Two Deacons
I Can't Forgive Myself Two Evils
I Have Sinned! Now What Do I Do? Two Ways to Receive Grace 
I Will Build My Church Unity Through Truth and Service
Idle Tales? Unknown and Yet Well Known
If Anyone Had Seen Me Unspoken Witnessing
Imitators of God? Unto the Uttermost Part of the Earth
In A Manner Worthy of the Saints Useless to Useful
In All Things Give Thanks Victory Over Anger
In Everything Give Thanks Victory Over Jealousy
In His Body, Jesus Did the Will of God Waiting
In Mind and On Heart Waiting Hearts
In the Fullness of Time Jesus Came Waiting on A Word from God
In Transition Waiting on God
Incarnational Living Walk in Newness of Life
Increase Decrease Walking by Faith
Increasing in the Knowledge of God Walking by Faith and Not by Sight
Instruments of the Impossible Walking in Newness of Life
Is There Any Hope? Walking in the Light
Is Your Heart Still Hardened Walking Together
Is Your Sphere of Ministry Too Small? Watched Closely
It Is Finished We Believe, We Speak
It Is Simple: Read and Study the Bible We Can and Will Be Evangelists
Jesus' Body and Ours We Have the Mind of Christ
Jesus' Body, Our Bodies We Know What Flesh Can Do
Jesus Came to Be Our Example We Know What Grace Can Do
Jesus Came to Begin A New Race We Were Buried with Him
Jesus Came to Destroy the Works of Satan We Will Witness
Jesus Came to Do the Will of The Father What a Difference a Covenant Can Make 
Jesus Came to Explain The Father What Are You Thinking About Yourself?
Jesus Came to Give Us Life What Happened in Ephesus?
Jesus Came to Provide the Abundant Life What Is Living by Grace?
Jesus Came to Take Away Our Sins What Is Our Old Man?
Jesus Christ - Our Wisdom What Is That to You?
Jesus Died to Sin What on Earth Is God Doing?
Jesus the Teenager When Did He Know?
Jesus Will Keep on Changing Us When God Came Down
Jesus: "the Last Adam" - "the Second Man" When God Speaks Out Loud
Joining the Trinity in Spreading Grace When God Waits on Us
Joyful Sainthood When God's Nobodies Become His Somebodies
Judgment Day and the Life of Grace When Jesus Came into the World
Justification Is Not Enough When Moses Is Read
Justified by Jesus' Resurrection When We Don't Feel God
Justified by Works Where Is the Agony?
Keep on Being Filled with The Spirit  Where Is Their God?
Keep Talking Where Is Truth to Be Found?
Keeping the First and Great Commandment Where Sin Abounds
Kingly Priests Which of the Two Will We Release?
Kings in Little Rooms Which Will It Be?
Know Your Available Power Who Am I?
Labor in Vain Who Has Believed Our Report?
Laboring for the Maturity of Believers Why Are You So Fearful?
Learning from Isaac Why Is Faith So Difficult?
Learning the Ways of God Why the Hatred and Despite? 
Led in Personal Worship Wings of Silver and Feathers of Gold
Left but Not Forgotten Without Him We Can Do Nothing
Let the Word of Christ Dwell in You Words for the Weary
Let the World Know Words of Encouragement
Let Us Go Outside the Camp Words of Wisdom
Let Us Pursue the Knowledge of The Lord Work Out Your Own Salvation
Let's Pay Our Debts Yoke Is Easy, Burden Is Light
Letters from Jesus You Are Salt and Light
Life on the Highest Level You Can Be Great
Lights Shining in A Perverse Generation You Can Come Back
Like A Horse or Mule You Can Forgive Yourself
Like A Sharp Sword You Can Make It
Listening! You Can Take It With You
Live Now! Your Kingdom Come, Your Will Be Done
Living A Holy Spirit Empowered Life Your Will Be Done