Holly Stratton

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Category archives: John Newton

Trouble With A Capital "T" That Rhymes With Me

Until we learn to accept the inevitable internal groaning of our soul, we will be tempted to deal with our yearning in a superficial way that fails to cultivate that place where eternal hope of our heavenly citizenship grows best. Read more

Scrappy Fighters And The Grace That Trains Them

This training of grace that I'm enjoying is calling for me to do more than just lean against the ropes chewing on thoughts of gospel victory. It's calling for me to do more than just sit in the corner listening to pep talks about how I'm a winner. Read more

God Doesn't Give Grace To Carry The Bundle

I compare the troubles which we have to undergo in the course of the year to a great bundle of sticks, far too large for us to lift. But God does not require us to carry the whole bundle at once. Read more