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
You are not a “caterpillar” saved by grace; you are a new creation…a “butterfly” in Christ! It’s popular in evangelical Christianity to call ourselves “sinners saved by grace.” While we may still commit sins, the Bible only identifies us as … Continue reading
When John the Baptist said of Jesus, “Behold! The Lamb of God who takes away the sins of the world” (John 1:29), in what way should we look at this wonderful declaration? Of course, we must first see that it’s Jesus … Continue reading
Salvation is both a destination and a journey. It is both instantaneous and ongoing. Yet, many Christians only see it as the former. To be clear, we’re saved by grace through faith. You are saved the moment you believe.
When we start our salvation message with Adam’s sin and the cross, we miss God’s eternal purpose for mankind–our adoption and communion with Him as sons and daughters. We looked at this in part two. But how can we humans … Continue reading
Is Christmas important to the gospel message? More to the point, can we even understand the gospel message apart from the incarnation of Christ? When we start with Christ’s death, do we end up missing the whole point of His birth? After … Continue reading
I was watching a video by Bruce Wauchope after Lance Floyd had mentioned him in one of his inspired blog posts titled, “Religious Inspired Amygdala.” What both Bruce and Lance had said got me to thinking about how religion is inspired from … Continue reading