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God’s will is exactly what you and I would always do if we knew all the facts. This is why the full knowledge of the truth leads to godliness, which is true freedom. Freedom is defined as “the power or … Continue reading
In at least one way, 2020 has been a gift to us. It’s gotten us all off our daily hamster wheel and allowed us to get some fresh perspective about our lives. Which makes it interesting that we’re wearing masks! … Continue reading
Unlike the covenant of Abraham and Moses, our confidence is not based on pedigree or performance, respectively (see my post, “How God fulfills His promise to Abraham” for explanation). Our confidence is based on placement. When Christ died, we died; … Continue reading
Eternal life is not about a place, it’s about a Person. It’s not about what you know but Who you know. It’s not based on believing the right things, although believing them is important, it’s about experientially knowing God as … Continue reading
When we look at the Bible text as inspired instead of what God says to us in the text as inspired, I believe we miss the whole thing. Aside from the language and cultural translation problems, as I’ve said many … Continue reading
As I was thinking about what I was going to share for the Easter morning service, I had the song, “Ain’t No Grave” on my mind. Then I get a call from my brother. He’d gone to the doctor for … Continue reading
Salvation is not about escaping something, it’s about finding Someone. It’s not about jumping through the hoops of religion, it’s about accepting an open invitation to something both strange and absolutely wonderful beyond our ability to imagine. Because of what … Continue reading
Eternal life is not a legal transaction, it’s an invitation into a transformational relationship. The invite is for us to participate in Christ’s very own life. We must make the distinction here between the Christian “religion” (ritualistic observation) and actually … Continue reading
What is eternal life? When we read the words, we may think about our life going on forever. We might think about heaven. While all technically true, it still doesn’t begin to touch what eternal life actually is. We’re now ready to finish looking at John 3:16. … Continue reading
Eternal life is not about going somewhere, it’s about knowing Someone. It’s not about living in a place; it’s about living in a Person. It’s about intimate connection and unending, deepening relationships with God and with each other…here, now…and ever onward.