Is grace a “license to sin?”

If I understand correctly, we are “saved by faith” and we will be rewarded according to our works. Right?

For What Saith the Scriptures?

IS GRACE A “LICENSE TO SIN?” Does God’s grace condone us living in the flesh?

by Shawn Brasseaux

Since I am under grace, can I now live as I please? We will search the Holy Scriptures and see how God Himself answers this question.

Opponents of the message of God’s grace often accuse us grace believers of preaching that message of total-and-forever forgiveness in Christ in order to encourage people to then “live in sin.” If we preach that complete, eternal forgiveness is offered to all the world; and that it is appropriated by one’s faith in Jesus Christ’s death, burial, and resurrection as the total payment for our sins; that we are not saved by our works of righteousness or law-keeping; are we really condoning sin and telling people to get saved by trusting Christ and then “live in sin?” (Usually, this is said to introduce the necessity of…

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No-Cook Rice Milk

I’m making this for my kitty. I’m going to try cooking the rice I’ll be straining out (for me).

The Zero-Waste Chef

Click here to go straight to the recipe.

Some brands of rice milk contain microscopic bits of metal.

I had been planning on writing a post on homemade rice milk at some point, but after reading an article last week in Mother Jones about this latest non-food food additive, I decided I better whip up a batch of rice milk and write a post about it sooner rather than later.

According to the writer (and the scientific sources he cites), nano-size particles (a nanometer is a billionth of a meter) of titanium-dioxide now lurk in, among other products, Dannon Greek Plain YogurtSilk Original Soy MilkRice Dream Rice Drink, Hershey’s Bliss Dark Chocolate and Kraft’s American Cheese-Like Singles. Why? Because nanoparticles of titanium dioxide whiten white foods like yogurt and rice milk and brighten dark foods like chocolate.

How do nanoparticles affect the body? Well…

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