Christ's Glory, Not Mine

Devotions, advice, and book reviews from science fiction author Andrea J. Graham

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Standing Where Feet May Fail

Some fear Ebola. Some fear nuclear attacks on or our own governments attacking their own people. Some fear disasters like volcanic eruptions and earthquakes. Some are so afraid, they ignore that in Mathew 24 Jesus said such phenomena are not signs of the end, implying they’re instead the status quo on the way to the […]

Fill my cup, Lord

By Adam Graham “And herein is that saying true, `One soweth and another reapeth.’ I sent you to reap that whereon ye bestowed no labor; other men labored, and ye have entered into their labors.” John 6:37-38 The context of the scripture is that the disciples were baptizing even more than John. The disciple’s success was the […]

“Suffering, a Privilege?” Or: “It’s War!”

29 For it has been granted to you that for the sake of Christ you should not only believe in him but also suffer for his sake, 30 engaged in the same conflict that you saw I had and now hear that I still have. (Phil 1:29-30) The Apostle Paul tells the Philippians here that grace has not given them the privilege of believing in […]

Why Did God Make His Promises?

“by which he has granted to us his precious and very great promises, so that through them you may become partakers of the divine nature, having escaped from the corruption that is in the world because of sinful desire.” (2 Peter 1:4) Which here refers back to God’s “own glory and excellence,” which Peter referenced […]

Unity: “To be in Harmony and in Agreement”

“Sanctify them in the truth; your word is truth.” (John 17:17) This comes in the middle of the Lord’s prayer . . . in the garden of Gethsemane. The part most of my pastors have focused on is where he prays for unity. I’ve seen plenty of churches’ pastoral staff water down the truth and […]