Life is Basically a Repeat Action

A few weeks ago, while hiking a trail in the Keweenaw Peninsula of Upper Michigan, I noticed how effortlessly our group traversed the winding paths over rocks, under broken branches, through groves of trees, and along the water’s edge. What would have been a challenging route a hundred years ago, today required little more than the ability to walk upright. As the trails twisted left or right, signs along the way pointed toward destinations of our choosing: South Shore, North Trail, Parking Lot I noticed as we trudged through wooded …

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I Believe & Why

Just as I am, without one plea, but that thy blood was shed for me, And that thou bid’st come to me, Oh Lamb of God I come. I come. – William Batchelder Bradbury Do you recognize the song? It was sung at the conclusion of every Billy Graham evangelistic meeting. I wasn’t there when ‘Just As I Am’ was chosen as the song to seal the message Billy Graham spoke to thousands of people congregated to hear about Jesus Christ, the Son of God, the forgiver of sins, the …

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Refining Grace