Tag Archives: grace

January 17

Bending in Love

There may be no more significant description of how God relates to his people than the Hebrew word, “hesed.” This word is used throughout the Old Testament, and one of the challenges of translating it is that it is hard to find an English word with exactly the same meaning. Hesed has been translated into […]

February 01

So That No One Can Boast

I stumbled upon this artist, Cody F. Miller, while browsing the web and I love his work. He creates with cut paper and paint, which explains the unique look. In his artist’s statement, he says, “The paintings I have created are my thoughts on the rich and complex message of God handed down throughout history […]

April 11

Grace

But as for you, you were dead in your sins. But because of his great love for us, God, who is rich in mercy, made us alive with Christ. God raised us up with Christ and seated us with him in the heavenly realms in Christ Jesus. For it is by grace you have been […]

July 25

The Basement

I’m baaaack. Yes, it’s been a while. But I wanted to share something that I wrote at a retreat I was on. We had a workshop on writing poetry and I’m no poet, but I had just given a talk about shame and the imagery that stuck with me was the impetus for the following poem. […]