Tag Archives: Salvation

Why we needed fixing

As we approach Easter, the question Jesus asked His disciples is again a relevant one: “Who do you say that I am?” Many religious people accept Him as a great teacher, even a prophet. But neither of these make Him … Continue reading

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The Cosmic Reboot

In the Doctor Who episode, “The Big Bang,” the doctor (who is a Time Lord) reboots the Universe by allowing the Pandorica’s restoration field and the preserved pre-explosion Universe atoms to shine across all of space and time, thus undoing … Continue reading

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Joy restores our vision

How we see ourselves has a lot to do with how we see others and how we see God. We were made in God’s image, but making God in our image is a deeply ingrained human habit. Why is this … Continue reading

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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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