Category Archives: Grace

“Are we under the Law as Christians?” Yes, of course!

Whenever someone asks me if we, as followers of Christ, are still under the Law, I know what they’re asking. Most people who ask these kinds of questions are looking to push back when the message of God’s scandalous grace … Continue reading

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How do we relate to the Ten Commandments?

My wife and I saw this meme on a billboard while we were traveling yesterday and it got us to talking about how we, as followers of Christ, relate to the Ten Commandments. This particular meme was originally push-back to … Continue reading

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Encountering Jesus changes everything

I don’t believe you can have an encounter with Jesus and not be fundamentally changed—without becoming more loving, gracious, patient, kind, self-giving, understanding, faithful…. On the other hand, when people tell me they know Christ but remain ungracious, hateful, unforgiving, … Continue reading

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What did the Cross change?

Jesus didn’t come to change God’s mind about us; He came to change our mind about God. 21 And you, who once were alienated and enemies in your mind by wicked works, yet now He has reconciled (Col.1:21 NKJV) See also: … Continue reading

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Grace and Legacy

One thing that seems evident to me is that we naturally hate grace more than just about anything else. This strange inclination is rather ironic since salvation is totally based on God’s grace. In order to keep people in line … Continue reading

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Clarifying New Covenant Confusion

I could spend weeks talking about the differences between the Old Covenant under Moses and the New Covenant we have in Christ. But there’s one significant difference that seems to be misunderstood by a lot of Christians which brings confusion … Continue reading

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How NOT to waste your life

I was thinking about this recently as I’ve been taking care of my brother who is now in hospice in the final stages of a losing battle with cancer and liver disease. He has deteriorated to the point to where … Continue reading

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