The incarnation provided the platform for the inauguration of Father’s Kingdom by Jesus. Paul captures two themes on the subject in 2 Corinthians 5:19, where he posits that, “in Christ God was reconciling the world to himself, not counting their trespasses against them, and entrusting the message of reconciliation to us.” First and foremost the … Continue reading This Sunday @ Healingsprings fellowship
In Paul’s letter to friends in Galatia, he was stirred to make this profound statement: We ourselves are Jews by birth and not Gentile sinners; yet we know that a person is justified not by the works of the law but through faith in Jesus Christ. And we have come to believe in Christ Jesus, … Continue reading The life I now live: flaws of religion
Theme: 1 Peter 1:8-9 (NRSV) 8 Although you have not seen him, you love him; and even though you do not see him now, you believe in him and rejoice with an indescribable and glorious joy, 9 for you are receiving the outcome of your faith, the salvation of your souls. Continue reading 2015: Our year of Indescribable and Glorious Joy!
The visible church may be distressingly and sorely fractured and fragmented into all different kinds of denominations and groups, but the invisible church is the true body of Christ. Everyone who is in Christ, and in whom Christ dwells, is a member of this one universal church. ~ R.C. Sproul The words of our elders, … Continue reading The Words of Our Elders: R.C. Sproul
Be diligent to come to me quickly; for Demas has forsaken me, having loved this present world, and has departed for Thessalonica—Crescens for Galatia, Titus for Dalmatia.Only Luke is with me. Get Mark and bring him with you, for he is useful to me for ministry.And Tychicus I have sent to Ephesus. Bring the cloak that … Continue reading Spiritual Intelligence: Do Your Utmost To Come Before Winter