All posts by Grace Jannsen

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Grace: Too Good To Be True?

As I’ve continued to consider the biblical concept of grace, I’ve been amazed at its simplicity. Is this idea of grace really as simple as we’ve been told? We are inculcated with attitudes that influence our concept of God. So often we’ve been told “there’s

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Homecoming

Sermon delivered at Wichita MCC on March 25, 1995. “Home” — what an emotionally loaded word! It conjures up all kinds of subjective reactions in us, according to our experience. Ideally, home is the place of safety, where you count even if you feel like

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Grace: Amazing, Isn’t It?

What does grace say to you? Not me, not the person, but the religious concept. Wait, you say, I’m not a theologian. I don’t care about the ins and outs of a religious theory. Well, I didn’t either, until I started really studying this subject

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God’s Timing

Scripture reference: Acts 10:34-43 34 Then Peter began to speak: “I now realize how true it is that God does not show favoritism 35 but accepts men from every nation who fear him and do what is right. 36 You know the message God sent