Tag Archives: Abide in Christ

When self-love becomes other-centered

We all understand that self-love—where everything and everyone must orbit around one’s narcissistic milieu—is a bad character trait. But in knowing this we also risk confusing this self-centered love with the self-love that’s critically important to following Christ. This form … Continue reading

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Ignatius of Antioch: first century grace preacher

Some seem to think that the current controversy over the teaching of grace is new. Actually, it’s the oldest in Christianity. Starting with Paul’s chastisement of the foolish Galatians for accepting “another gospel,” a poisonous mixture of law and grace (Gal.1:6-9; 3:1-5), church … Continue reading

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Obeying Jesus’ commandments

Just how do we obey Jesus? And, for that matter, how do we actually do what Jesus did? (W.W.J.A.D.) Secondly, what is the outcome of this obedience? I ask this because when you understand what I have to say, it will unlock … Continue reading

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