Open the Grace {Day Thirty-Two} 40 Gifts for 40 Days

Once a religious leader asked Jesus this question: “Good Teacher, what should I do to inherit eternal life?” “Why do you call me good?” Jesus asked him. “Only God is truly good. But to answer your question, you know the commandments: ‘You must not commit adultery. You must not murder. You must not steal. YouContinue reading “Open the Grace {Day Thirty-Two} 40 Gifts for 40 Days”

Open the Grace {Day Thirty-One} 40 Gifts for 40 Days

Today’s Gift of Grace // Like a Child Open the Grace {Day Thirty-One} 40 Gifts for 40 Days One day some parents brought their little children to Jesus so he could touch and bless them. But when the disciples saw this, they scolded the parents for bothering him. Then Jesus called for the children andContinue reading “Open the Grace {Day Thirty-One} 40 Gifts for 40 Days”

Open the Grace {Day Twenty-Eight} 40 Gifts for 40 Days

“When you enter a house, first say, ‘Peace to this house.’ If someone who promotes peace is there, your peace will rest on them; if not, it will return to you. Stay there, eating and drinking whatever they give you, for the worker deserves his wages. Do not move around from house to house.” LukeContinue reading “Open the Grace {Day Twenty-Eight} 40 Gifts for 40 Days”

Open the Grace {Day Twenty-Six} 40 Gifts for 40 Days

“The Spirit of the LORD is upon Me, Because He has anointed Me To preach the gospel to the poor; He has sent Me to heal the brokenhearted, To proclaim liberty to the captives And recovery of sight to the blind, To set at liberty those who are oppressed; To proclaim the acceptable year ofContinue reading “Open the Grace {Day Twenty-Six} 40 Gifts for 40 Days”

Open the Grace {Day Twenty-Five} 40 Gifts for 40 Days

Jesus, full of the Holy Spirit, left the Jordan and was led by the Spirit into the wilderness, where for forty days he was tempted by the devil. He ate nothing during those days, and at the end of them he was hungry. The devil said to him, “If you are the Son of God,Continue reading “Open the Grace {Day Twenty-Five} 40 Gifts for 40 Days”

Open the Grace {Day Twenty-Two} 40 Gifts for 40 Days

Psalm 118:15-29 15 Shouts of joy and victory resound in the tents of the righteous: “The Lord’s right hand has done mighty things! 16 The Lord’s right hand is lifted high; the Lord’s right hand has done mighty things!” 17 I will not die but live, and will proclaim what the Lord has done. 18Continue reading “Open the Grace {Day Twenty-Two} 40 Gifts for 40 Days”

Open the Grace {Day Twenty} 40 Gifts for 40 Days

Father, we lift up every tribe, tongue, & nation. May our hearts be knit together for Your glory & purpose. How great is Your Love toward us. Faithful in all Your ways. Oh that our lives would reflect Your nature in the earth. Amen. For there is neither Jew nor Greek; slave nor free; maleContinue reading “Open the Grace {Day Twenty} 40 Gifts for 40 Days”

Open the Grace {Day Nineteen} 40 Gifts for 40 Days

Today’s Gift of Grace is A Declaration of Deliverance Open the Grace {Day Nineteen} 40 Gifts for 40 Days I love the LORD, because He has heard My voice and my supplications. Because He has inclined His ear to me, Therefore I will call upon Him as long as I live. V 1-2 I loveContinue reading “Open the Grace {Day Nineteen} 40 Gifts for 40 Days”

Open the Grace {Day Sixteen} 40 Gifts for 40 Days

“I wanted to take a picture that would show people that even though they had to do without many things because of the war they still had much to be thankful for.” Eric Enstrom For most of my life this print has been hanging in my mother’s dining room. I believe the story is thatContinue reading “Open the Grace {Day Sixteen} 40 Gifts for 40 Days”

Open the Grace {Day Fourteen} 40 Gifts for 40 Days

Where shall I go from your Spirit? Or where shall I flee from your presence? If I ascend to heaven, you are there! If I make my bed in Sheol, you are there! If I take the wings of the morning and dwell in the uttermost parts of the sea, even there your hand shallContinue reading “Open the Grace {Day Fourteen} 40 Gifts for 40 Days”