Gracenotes

Musings and Meditations by the GraceWay Family

“Thank You God, and Thank You GraceWay!

By Tom Holloway | April 8, 2024

I recently had the joy of celebrating my 80th birthday with my GraceWay family.  Looking back over 80 years, I’m grateful for the many blessings and challenges that God has given me. I grew up in First Baptist Church in Dallas, where I learned very early the importance the Bible, and studying God’s Word  I was blessed…

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Serving God Through Prayer and Fasting

By Gelane Diamond | April 1, 2024

Christians and anyone who has seen A Charlie Brown Christmas are quite familiar with chapter 2 of the Gospel of Luke. I’m sure you are picturing Linus right now, security blanket in hand, telling Charlie Brown what Christmas is all about: the birth of our Savior, Jesus Christ, who brings tidings of great joy to…

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Faithful in the Little Things

By Levy Pait | March 18, 2024

There is no such thing as a “little” spiritual battle. How often do you attend church when you’d rather stay in bed and scroll social media? And when you do make it to church, are you mentally present listening and learning or are you distracted by thoughts of work or your next meal? Do you…

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Blessed Be the Name of the Lord

By Worth Loving | March 11, 2024

​If you’ve been a Christian or in church for any length of time, you’ve probably heard at least one sermon preached on the book of Job. By all accounts, Job was a very wealthy man. And yet, in one day, Job lost everything he had—his possessions, health, and even his family. Despite his unimaginable grief,…

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All Things

By John Teichert | March 4, 2024

Luke 1:37 “For with God nothing shall be impossible.” Matthew 19:26 “But Jesus beheld them, and said unto them, With men this is impossible; but with God all things are possible.” Matthew 17:18-21 “And Jesus rebuked the devil; and he departed out of him: and the child was cured from that very hour. Then came the disciples…

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Fear of Heaven

By Olivia Summers | February 28, 2024

We conquer a fear of heaven’s perceived disappointments through childlike wonder. What comes into your mind when you think of eternity in heaven? If you are a Christian, you probably feel hope or excitement. But have you ever had apprehensions about heaven? I confess that I have.  I know I’ll make it in: my salvation rests solely on Jesus and nothing else. Instead, I fear eternity. Eternity is so, well, endless…

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“What Did You Give Your Sweetie (or Yourself) for Valentine’s Day?”

By Tom Holloway | February 16, 2024

The answer depends a lot on the stage of your relationship! I hope you had a Happy Valentine’s Day! Written by Tom Holloway

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The Art of Waiting

By Worth Loving | March 3, 2023

My father and grandfather are two of the most patient men I have ever known. Unfortunately, that trait didn’t get passed down to me. It’s not that it wasn’t taught but that I couldn’t seem to apply it. I always found it difficult to wait as a child and still do as an adult. But…

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Little Is Much

By Worth Loving | March 26, 2022

How to Have Mustard Seed, Mountain Moving Faith Have you ever struggled to have faith in God? Perhaps you’ve been praying for months or even years for healing of a loved one, restoration of a broken friendship, or provision of a spouse. I know I have. As time passes, we often become discouraged at what…

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A Year of Hope

By Worth Loving | March 10, 2022

Hope is a powerful factor. It motivates one to move forward and look ahead, even in the most extenuating of circumstances. It keeps one focused on a goal, no matter how discouraging the current results might be. It is the hope of eternal life that gets the downcast Christian out of bed in the morning…

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