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Peculiar Grace in an Ordinary World

This is one of those blogs that has been on my mind for a while.  It also will be an unfinished blog, but I want to throw out to the world what has been churning in my mind, so that maybe just maybe the world can help to refine it.  I don’t think this is a truly original idea.  I’m sure other people have thought it, taught it, and probably lived it, and if you know of that person or are the person who have done so: well I would love to listen and learn.  This is an idea about grace.  Grace is a popular topic among Christians.  We like to sing songs of grace: “Grace greater than All our Sins” and of course, “Amazing Grace.”  As Wesleyans we like to talk about Prevenient Grace, Justifying Grace, and Sanctifying Grace.  Countless books have been written on grace, yet there is continually more than we can learn about this thing called grace. Continue reading

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Why I haven’t blogged in a while.

Well it has been a while since I’ve blogged.  It is not for lack of things to blog about, or a desire to blog, but more had to do with my lack of time.  I have noticed that I am not alone in this as I have checked out the blogosphere there has been a general reduction in blog writing from among my friends.  My biggest reason not to blog has been the last few weeks of school.  I had 22 assignments due over the last 4 weeks of school including an incredibly difficult finals week that included a 6 page paper on Monday, a final on Tuesday, a final on Wednesday, a 7 page paper on Thursday, a final on Thursday, and a project on Friday.  My only definition of it was “busiest finals week ever.”  Seriously, whenever I talked to people about what all I had due on finals week they were tired of hearing the word “and.”  But I am now done with my first year of seminary, with 27 of 96 hours completed!  Anyway here is a brief snippet of what I might have blogged about had I blogged instead of studied. Continue reading

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