Tag Archives: New Covenant

No longer orphans

There has never been one moment in time when Gentiles (non-Jews) have been under the Law of Moses. That was a covenant between God and Israel. No Gentile was expected to follow the Mosaic covenant, even when it was in … Continue reading

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Hallelujah for the Cross

I love what this song says to us. It’s not just what Jesus did for us, or what He did as us, but what He did to us. It means freedom from our tragic flaw and it means life everlasting. … Continue reading

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Mighty Hand | Jon Thurlow

This is a song we’ve been singing recently that has so resonated with us. It comes from Jon Thurlow’s album, “Heat of Your Gaze.” God is setting His beloved free from her transactional prodigal religion of fear, where inheritance means … Continue reading

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The New Testament do-over

It should not be lost on us that the gospel writers intended to portray Jesus’ birth, death, and resurrection as a cosmic do-over. The similarity between how the Gospels begin and Genesis 1:1 is stunning. Let’s briefly see how.

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I will rejoice in the simple Gospel

“I will rejoice in the simple Gospel.” This statement in the song, “Simple Gospel,” by United Pursuit is a life anthem for me. This is not a cheap gospel because God bankrupted heaven for it. He did the unthinkable by becoming a man and giving … Continue reading

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Quotes: the trouble with truth

“All truth passes through three stages. First, it’s ridiculed. Second, it’s violently opposed. Third, it’s accepted as being self-evident.” ~ Arthur Shopenhauer “Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if … Continue reading

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Met by Love

When we sing, “There is no one like You, Lord,” what we’re saying is that God is holy. Holiness is God’s altogether otherness. But it’s more than just being different. It also means that no one loves us like He does. As one … Continue reading

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