Is there a difference between betrayal and denial? Who hasn’t felt the strain between the desire to live more faithfully to Christ and the abiding reality of self-oriented desires? How do you navigate forward when your self-centered cravings overwhelm your… Read More
From the very inception of the church, the issue of legalism has been the most dogged and formidable opponent to the Gospel message. The belief that the saving work of Jesus is what he provides + something else (being circumcised,… Read More
Today we are going to enter into the courtroom of God and explore two facets of God’s grace—justification and imputation—in the setting of law and justice. Court is now in session, the honorable Lord God presiding.
In a previous blog regarding the fact that Pope John Paul II used to whip himself and mother Teresa used a cilice to inflict pain throughout the day in order to grow in their dedication (i.e. being spiritual) to God…. Read More
The idea fo being “in Christ” is an expression made all through the New Testament, some 164 times! But what does it mean? Does being “in Christ” refer to a location, like being “in a house?” Is it like belonging… Read More