Tag Archives: Salvation

Incarnation is about restoration

If we were to properly celebrate Christ’s saving work, we would start on Christmas day and end on Easter! For our salvation is not confined to Calvary, but begins with a birth in Bethlehem.

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Why the Incarnation matters – part one

Jesus was not born to die; He was born to give life. He wasn’t brought up to be the ultimate temple sacrifice. God doesn’t do human sacrifice; He’s not Molech. God is, and always has been, a good Father. I know what I just said may sound strange … Continue reading

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God so loved – Part four

We’ve started looking at the most famous Bible verse of all—John 3:16. How God so loved every single human being on the planet that He gave what was most precious to Him—Jesus. And He did this so we could participate in the same fellowship … Continue reading

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God so loved – Part two

If God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, why do we say He’s angry with sinners? And in what way did He save us? We’ll continue looking at what is probably the most famous verse … Continue reading

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God so loved – Part one

Arguably, the most famous verse in the Bible is John 3:16. We see the signs at public events; it’s probably the one verse most Christians can quote from memory. And it should be, because it not only succinctly tells us how to be … Continue reading

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Religion, politics, and scapegoating (part one)

It’s interesting that religion and politics are two taboo subjects in polite conversation. Why is that? What should we be afraid of? Actually, plenty! Jesus warned His disciples of two spiritual strongholds that would war against His kingdom—religion and politics.

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Who does God choose to be His?

It’s common for us evangelical Christians to quote John 6:44, “No one can come to Me unless the Father who sent Me draws him,” to say that no one can come to God on their own. Amen. But does this mean that God is … Continue reading

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