Show 31: Sufficient Grace
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Scott Krippayne/ Reason to Live
Out of the Gray/ Steady Me
Ashley Cleveland/ Your Saving Grace
Bryan Duncan/ Walkin
Hoobastank/ A Reason
Down Here/ Free Me Up
Annie Lennox/ Money Can't Buy It
This is the Road To Redemption...Hi, Bryan Duncan, found another guardrail that keeps me on this road when I'm out of control... It's Sufficient Grace ...comes from my higher power... Cause if it depended solely on my performance I would have given up a long time ago...
Scott Krippayne / Reason To Live (4:18)
That's Reason to Live by Scott Krippayne... And Grace gives me room to live one day at a time...
You ever notice that even really smart people doing complicated calculations...factor in a "margin of error"...so why do I always feel like
I have to be perfect...I don't want to use Grace as an excuse to get by but it sure is a guardrail in my balancing act...
Out Of The Gray/ steady me (3:41)
Steady Me... Out of The Gray Your listening to Radio Rehab with Bryan Duncan talkin about guardrails on the Road to Redemption.
Sufficient Grace would be one of em.. Keeps me coming back...
I've heard it said... When there is no grace there is only rebellion" It's great to be driven to win but what happens when you do your best and you don't... Well you take responsibility, acknowledge the missed opportunities and mistakes... And then you clean the chalk board and look for ways to get the right thing done... Grace would be the Eraser...
Ashley Cleveland/ Your Saving Grace (3:08)
(at 1:47 solo section)
Recovery is more than not doing something I used to do everyday...it is going someplace new and replacing my defects of character with something better... That's never gonna look perfect. if we were never depressed we should not be alive..." says Oswald Chambers.. "A human being is capable of depression otherwise there would be no capacity for exaltation"
That's Ashley Cleveland...on the Road To Redemption songs called Your Saving Grace...
(over intro) if you can picture Heaven... I imagine You could picture a place where there are no mistakes... See that's how I know that where I am now... Ain't heaven!
So I'm gonna accept this sinful world as it is and not as I would have it... God's grace is sufficient for me... At least it says so in the bible...so
I'll keep taking a step at a time... Cause when it comes to perfection... I pretty much missed that bus...
Bryan Duncan/ Walkin' (4:11)
ThatÂ¹s me singing about the grace to resist outside influences... It's called walkin' ... As opposed to jumpin on somebody else's band wagon... but whatever I am now it is because God Poured out such kindness upon me and not without results for I have worked harder than all the other apostles, yet actually I wasn't doing it but God working in me to bless me...It makes no difference who worked the hardest..." a quote from the apostle Paul in first Corinthians...
And with that let's look at life out of step... What do you mean it makes no difference who worked the hardest? I take pride in my self effort... When it's working for me...problem is I find myself more angry when it doesn't pay off the way I want. I have certain expectations of self effort that are not always realistic... If I work hard enough... then I deserve stuff!
I should win all the time just because of the time I've put in... I should be acknowledged above everyone else... Other people should change because of how hard I've worked on their behalf... You recognize that one... "can't you see what I've done to make this relationship work... What's wrong with you? Why aren't you different towards me?" ... One thing that's missing in all this is Grace towards others and where they are and what they are incapable of returning sometimes... There's nothing more unfulfilling than unfulfilled expectations after I've worked so hard... Causes disappointment, anger, bitterness sometimes, I carry around a sense of entitlement because of the work I've done...
I saw the Passion of the Christ movie recently... The one Mel Gibson produced... And I thought " if I took a beating and got crucified like Jesus did for the reasons the Bible says he did...I would hold it over everyone's head asking... "When are you gonna get your act together? Can't you see the pain I've gone through for your sorry carcass?"
Of course he doesn't do that to me... Cause he knows I need grace... I am incapable of being completely pure... it says that in the Bible too!
Grace is what allows me to work from a different perspective... I work for the love of the work and the desire to see what transpires... and the expectation...but then God even gives me grace in the face of my unrealistic expectations of my hard work...
Dear God, Thank you for your grace in my life...give me the right attitude about my own performance... Help me recognize what I can change and accept serenity for what I cannot...let me see your grace in my shortcomings. Amen
Hoobastank/ a Reason (3:45 fade earlier?)
That's a Reason by Hoobastank..... "I'm not a perfect person".... "I found a reason to start over now"...
I'm still Bryan Duncan by the way on the Road... And I start over a lot...because God gives Grace...and I'm still down here... As opposed to heaven... Here's a band call Down Here...askin for a little grace...
Down Here/ Free me up (2:25 fade it)
That's Down Here/ Free Me Up... Stay on the Road To Redemption 24-7 at Radio Rehab.com hear it on line anytime... I've been focused on Grace this week... "You were saved by faith in God who treats us much better than we deserve... This is God's gift to you and not anything you have done on your own" from the book of Ephesians... Talkin about Grace.... unmerited favor! a pardon of judgment, a wonderful kindness, a gift... from love
Annie Lennox/ Money Can't Buy It
That's Annie Lennox ... Money Can't Buy it... You've been listening to the Road to Redemption...If you like the show let me know.... At Bryan Duncan.com sign the guestbook...don't know what else to say about Grace... Except that it comes with a free gift of Salvation to all who put their faith In Christ... It also comes with a complimentary clean slate and your name is automatically entered in to the eternal life sweepstakes...comes with a guarantee too... The fix is in...and you and I win... I'm Bryan Duncan... Keep coming back...