March 14, 2021
Of course faith determines our deeds, both good and bad, and judgment will occur accordingly. There’s a reason the return of Jesus is often described as the Great and Terrible Day. It’ll be both, depending on where you stand…
March 7, 2021
Jesus took on our sins and God unleashed His wrath upon His only Son who died in our place. His atoning sacrifice brings us life, even life forevermore.
February 7, 2021
We aren’t saved by grace without works and then transformed into His likeness by works without grace. The grace that saved us is the grace that sustains us. We are saved and sanctified–both–by the grace of God.
November 15, 2020
Where do bitter roots come from? A person gets hurt or offended or slighted. It may’ve been deliberate or unintentional. It may’ve been an offense that was perceived but not actual.
November 1, 2020
When Jesus rose up from the dead, all the cheering shifted to heaven’s side as man’s sin was paid for by the Son of the Most High God! Triumph like none ever was achieved!
October 25, 2020
But one rarely discussed aspect of the pain Christ bore was the intense shame He felt; the writer of Hebrews noted that while on the cross Jesus was “despising the shame.” What is the meaning of this unusual statement?
September 27, 2020
Baptism is a personal passion play declaring the Good News of Jesus Christ and how we’ve been regenerated into new creatures who will dwell with Him forever. And that is joyous beyond words!
September 20, 2020
The cross represents God’s justice and His love. Both were accomplished at the cross. Both were satisfied there.
September 13, 2020
We are all called to sow good seeds into the hearts of our children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and so on. But ultimately we must trust God to make those seeds come alive.
September 6, 2020
We were in deep debt because of our sin, an indebtedness that we could never afford to pay, but Christ paid it all, paid it in full, by taking our sins to the cross!