Tag Archives: Intimacy with God

Sails

Here’s a simple song to go with my last post about living a life of responsiveness. The song is “Sails” which was a collaborative effort by Amanda Cook, Ben Smith, Daniel Bashta, Pat Barrett, and Steffany Gretzinger. Put your earbuds in, … Continue reading

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A life of responsiveness

Our life in Christ is a life of responsiveness. As Paul had to tell the religious and spiritually imature Corinthians, “What do you have that you did not receive?” (1 Cor.4:7). As I’ve said before (quoting C. Baxter Kruger), “Religion … Continue reading

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The Answer to Religion is Living Water

Jesus’ meeting with the Samaritan woman at the well is the perfect confrontation between religion and the transforming power of Christ. As I’ve quoted Robert Capon many times before, Jesus did not come to start a new religion; He came … Continue reading

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Wrecked

I will be out of town for a few days so I thought I would post this song by Sarrah Willhite (WorshipMob) before I go. I love the title because it explains what happened to me when I finally accepted Jesus’ … Continue reading

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The Invitation

Salvation is not so much about making a decision as it is about accepting an invitation. But what are we being invited to? It’s not about going to heaven or avoiding hell. Heaven is only heaven because of who’s there. … Continue reading

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The foundation of my life

Last February, I posted this song, “I Will Build My Life” by Housefires. You can read about what I said here. As it was then, my life is not built on making the best argument for God, or having to … Continue reading

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The Trinitarian God – Part Six

I’ve already covered the theology, history, and the common objections to the Christian doctrine of the Trinity in this series. Now, I would like to share my thoughts and reasoning for why it should matter to us. There’s so much … Continue reading

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