When I was younger, I thought God was supposed to make me into a “new man,” or that He had created a new, distinct part of me that was now the good […]
Independence from Sin: 3 things about Romans 7
For Christians, the new birth is our spiritual Independance Day. In union with Christ, we are “dead to sin” and “set free from sin” Romans 6:4, 18), and we have been “released from the law” (Romans 7:6). Why does God set us free? “So that we may serve in the newness of the Spirit.” Our independance from sin and the law are found in dependance on the Spirit. – Happy In/Dependance Day! –
The Parable of the Running Father
It is a long journey, but finally the road leads you over the top of one of the hills overlooking you father’s home. You catch a glimpse of him, far away. …you see him turn in your direction, and you see that he has seen you, too.
Local Satanists… Jesus died for them, too
Why would anyone pursue any such things? Isn’t it madness? …Let me ask you: why do you choose to sin? Isn’t that madness? A while ago I had the opportunity to counsel a young person who was calling on Satan.
Subjective vs Objective Christian Love, & ACLU Leader Resigns After Daughters’ Experience in Restroom
In recent news, ACLU leader Maya Dillard Smith resigned after realizing that her organization was not interested in protecting the rights of all, or of truly assessing the right path forward in […]
“He descended to Hell”? – The Harrowing of Hades
If you are like me, you have wondered why Jesus “descended into Hell” as the Apostles Creed puts it. What exactly does this mean? What did Jesus do? I believe that the stirring account which follows will forever impress upon you the power and majesty of Christ’s work between His death and resurrection.
Mother’s Day Disappointment
He didn’t take her on a date. He didn’t play board games with the family. The list goes on and on, different offenses to match each individual’s preferences.
But what if the offending spouse had done everything she desired for the perfect Mother’s Day? Would that really have been […]
Video – Two views: Election
Our view of election can have profound implications for how we view others and how we seek to actively yield to God’s grace. The correct model embraced by all Christians at the […]