Be sure to sign up for new blog posts via email! Romans 3:23 and 6:23 point out an obvious problem in humans and its result. And once we have come into a deep and meaningful relationship with Jesus, we have been justified (made legally whole to be in God’s presence) and are in the process of sanctification (the process of becoming more and … Continue reading Courtroom or Hospital
Be sure to sign up for new blog posts via email! February 10, 2016 “First, and most basically, there is a certain balance that we want to strive for in our evangelism [sharing of the gospel], a balance of honesty and urgency and joy. Too often we only have one, or at best, two, of these aspects rather than all three. The balance is … Continue reading Unbalanced Chair
Be sure to sign up for new blog posts via email! February 5, 2016 From the book Tell the Truth by Will Metzger “We can become too passive and just enjoy God. We can presume on God’s grace and use our secure salvation perversely. Grace exposes nominal Christians. The worst form of badness is human goodness, which attempts to substitute itself for Christ’s righteousness. … Continue reading Goodness versus Godliness
Be sure to sign up for new blog posts via email! February 3, 2016 Someone who asks,” Why would a loving God want to send a good person to hell?” must need to know that He doesn’t! In fact, He wants you and me to spend eternity with Him in heaven and has already sent His son as the means to that end. There … Continue reading Bow and Arrow-Missing the Mark
Be sure to sign up for new blog posts via email! February 2, 2016 Why would anyone choose to follow Jesus? Why would anyone want to have their priorities changed, even the way they are living? Why would anyone desire to connect with their Creator in a real and personal relationship? I guess my question is really why wouldn’t they? The answer is many … Continue reading Why Follow Jesus? Why Not?
Be sure to sign up for new blog posts via email! January 23, 2016 “…even today, if you hear of a pastor being fired from a church for “moral reasons”, you can make a pretty safe bet that “moral” involves either sex or money (or both)…however, we are not scandalized by lack of love. But Jesus is!” Why do we have outrage at people … Continue reading Better-than-these-but-not-as-bad-as-them