Tag Archives: Salvation

Love has a name

There is no greater love than to lay down one’s life for one’s friends. (John 15:13 NLT) 9 This is how God showed his love to us: He sent his only Son into the world to give us life through him. … 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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Christ is the one thing

Of all Christian doctrines, there very few that I’m absolutely dogmatic about. My scale of what’s important goes from “willing to die for” to “interesting.” For instance, the historicity of all the Old Testament stories are somewhere in the middle, … Continue reading

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Hope is alive today

In case you didn’t know this, or you’ve just forgotten… Hope is alive today, He is alive today The stone was rolled away Death defeated in His grave Hope is alive today, He is alive today No matter what we face … 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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Apologetics and deconverting from atheism

Recently, I’ve found myself plunged into the unfamiliar world of apologetics and interaction with atheists. While I do understand the arguments, it’s just never been that important to me. It started with my blogging friend from across the pond, Paul … Continue reading

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Why didn’t Jesus get it?

Here’s an irony of all ironies. Jesus was killed by the people who were waiting for Him to come and save. They killed Him because He didn’t look or act like the Messiah of their theology. And since He didn’t … Continue reading

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