Soul Refreshers

Trust–What I Learned from My 2-year-old Grandson

“You keep him in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on you, because he trusts in you.” Isaiah 26:3, ESV What fun to get to care for two of our grandkids while their mom and dad went off to the hospital to welcome child number three. An exciting time—and an exhausting one. Two children normally quite active became even more so as they anxiously awaited the homecoming of their new[…]

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Does justified really mean “Just as if I’d never sinned”?

Justification is an important part of our Christian belief. A look at a few Bible verses makes that clear: “For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God, and all are justified freely by his grace through the redemption that came by Christ Jesus.” (Romans 3:23-24) “Since we have now been justified by his blood, how much more shall we be saved from God’s wrath through him.”[…]

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