“In [Jesus] we have…the forgiveness of sins, in accordance with the riches of God’s grace that he lavished on us.” ~ Ephesians 1:7-8
With infectious warmth and wit, Deb writes as she speaks: with authenticity and passion. Faithful to God‘s Word, she relates Scripture to everyday life. Deb will encourage you personally as she speaks truth to you:
Whether it’s a mountaintop moment or a rich chocolate dessert – when you savor something, you delight in it, right? You treasure it, enjoying it to the fullest. You may even hope it will never end! So what can you savor when your latest moments are more “valley” than “mountain”? When the “desserts” on your daily menu seem to be spelled backwards? (Give it a try: s-t-r-e-s-s-e-d.) You’ve tasted a few, haven’t you?
Okay, maybe lately, life’s been light and sweet…but maybe it’s been dark and bitter. It’s likely been a little of both, depending on the day. So what can you and I savor in the sweet and not-so-savory moments? On the mountains and in the valleys? We can savor something that doesn’t depend on the day: God’s sweet grace! “That’s great,” you say… “but what is GRACE?” Grace is God’s favor and forgiveness in Jesus – undeserved and unearned – but given to you and me in lavish supply because that’s how much He loves us! It means that whatever the view or the flavor of our days – no matter where we’ve been or what we’ve done – we have God’s grace. God’s sweet, extravagant grace:
“In [Jesus] we have … the forgiveness of sins, in accordance with the riches of God’s grace that he lavished on us.” ~ Ephesians 1:7-8
It’s by His grace that He saves us from our sin, sustains us each day, and satisfies our every need, through faith in Jesus. And God doesn’t just dabble in grace; He lavishes it on us richly! God loves beyond reason and gives beyond anything deserved or justifiable. (Yep, I’ve just defined, “extravagant” for you…and God’s grace too!) Extravagant is the measure of that which we savor.
So what does God have to say to us on those mountains AND in those valleys? About the stressed days AND the desserts? In the sweet moments AND in the bitter ones? Through my ministry, Extravagant Grace, I speak to these and more, encouraging you to examine every part of your lives in the light of God’s grace.
Deb Burma, Christian Author & Speaker
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Deb has a passion for sharing God's Extravagant Grace in a creative, engaging style, touching the hearts of women, meeting them in the moments of their everyday lives, and engaging them in His Word.