Category Archives: Freedom

Victory comes AFTER the resurrection

What were the people expecting when Jesus rode into Jerusalem on a donkey and they threw down their clothes and palm branches shouting, “Hosanna to the Son of David!” They were clearly expecting Him to come and crush the Roman … Continue reading

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Free will, freedom, and our union with Christ

If we don’t have free will to choose we cannot live in freedom, which is what Jesus came to give us (see Gal.5:1). Freedom requires two things. First, it requires having response-ability. By definition, you cannot be free if you … Continue reading

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Unlocking the prison of unbelief

Our hearts come locked, stuck in some form of unbelief. As I’ve said many times before,  this is because our default is to only perceive the “fishbowl” we’ve been swimming in. So, God must reveal mysteries previously hidden to us … Continue reading

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The Power of His Love

We, as human beings, thrive in an environment of love and positive connection. The absence of it can lead to all kinds of emotional, relational, and even physical damage. Psychologists tell us from the time we’re born we look to … Continue reading

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How God redeems our history

God not only redeems our lives from sin and death, He also redeems our history. He does this by bringing our past brokenness into the light and reveals truth where we have believed lies. The “Great I Am” has come … Continue reading

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The open door

What we see in Romans 5 is that there are two doors opened to us. The first one is the default: the door that Adam opened to the world—the door of sin and death and brokenness. The second door is … Continue reading

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God’s renovation project

I believe we’re living in a time when God is stripping off the layers of centuries of religion in order to reveal the stunning beauty of Christ and the good news of the gospel that brings great joy. It’s like … Continue reading

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