Category: Words of Grace

Words of Grace

These are short devotions written by people from our Grace Community of Faith.

May 14, 2020

By Kathleen Brewer “Oh, how great are God’s riches and wisdom and knowledge!  How impossible it’s for us to understand his decisions and his ways!  For who can know  the Lord’s thought?  Who knows enough to give him advice?  And who has given him so much that He needs to pay it back?  For everything…

May 12, 2020

By Abiola (Abby) Adebajo During the online service today, we sang a hymn just before the holy communion (Spirit of God descend upon my heart). There was a line (phrase) in that hymn that ministered to me and I have the prompting of the Holy Spirit to share with us.  It is “Teach me the…

May 5, 2020

By Marilyn Crisp Let us read selected verses from Psalm 23: 1. The Lord is my Shepherd; I have all that I need. 2. He lets me rest in green meadows; he leads me beside peaceful streams. 4. Even when I walk through the darkest valley, I will not be afraid, for You are close…

May 4, 2020

By Sandy White In John 11 we read about the sisters Mary and Martha and how they called for Jesus because their brother Lazarus was deathly ill. It is apparent that this family was very special to Jesus, but when Jesus heard the news that Lazarus was dying, He continued to stay away. Why? Mary…

April 22, 2020

By Kathleen Brewer The last couple of days I have felt sad.  First of all,  wondering what life the next few months post Covid-19 will be like.  Secondly, and mostly mourning for the people who have lost loved ones in Nova Scotia due to this mass shooting and the relatives and neighbors who went through…

April 21, 2020

By Carolyn Brewer “Encourage one another daily,” (Hebrews 3:13) “Therefore encourage each other with these words.” (1 Thessalonians 4:18) “If a man’s gift is ….  encouraging, let him encourage.”(Romans 12:8) A few months ago I walked to our mailbox to pick up our mail, expecting the usual flyers and letters from various organizations requesting financial…

April 20, 2020

By Kate Thompson I will stand at my watch and station myself on the ramparts; I will look to see what he will say to me and what answer I am to give to this complaint. Habakkuk 2:1 NIV In 2008 I had the opportunity to visit Dachau – the remains of a German concentration…