The Word is – Potential

I love word studies! I don’t even know if I ever had potential.  Perhaps.  Latent qualities or abilities that may be developed and lead to future success or usefulness. If I read the Word right, I have potential – the latent ability to fall on my face.   The Word goes on to describe us all – sinners that fall short of the glory of God, deceitfully wicked hearts, like sheep that have gone astray, not one of us is righteous.  Let’s stop there. But for the Grace of God!!!! Oh beloved, whether you have been deemed to have great potential …

Do You Know You’re Accepted?

As I swiped my card at the local discount store the electronic machine went through the motions just like every other time I’ve shopped. This time though I noticed at the end I saw this word: ACCEPTED. I laughed and told the cashier thanks for accepting me. We both laughed and I took my purchases to the car and then home. ACCEPTED. Such a simple word. Such a profound message. To be accepted from the viewpoint of Christ He agreed to take us into His Kingdom. He consented to give His own life for us. God gave us a positive …