The Freedom of Grace

Grace, God’s gift to us in Jesus Christ, is not something we earn. Grace is a complete and utter gift.  Nothing we do earns God’s love for us, rather, we are caught up in God’s love. As such, the only thing that can change the love of God for us is our participation or reception […]

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Nothing Can Separate Us From God’s Love.

Paul’s two profound and straightforward keys to the Gospel. Nothing can Separate us from God’s Love. Paul makes his understanding of the Gospel clear in his letter to the Romans. The heart of his understanding is located in chapters 5-8. He says, “While we were weak, at the right time Christ died for the ungodly.” […]

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Learning to Adapt

Paul is passionate about spreading the good news of the Gospel, so much so that he is willing to adapt to the intellectual framework of the people he is trying to connect to. All to often in faith and in our life as the church, we rely too heavily on the set practices that have […]

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No More Obstacles

There is a significant difference between faith in Jesus Christ and the faith of Jesus Christ. The faith of Jesus is a gift that we have received whether we like it, know it, or believe it. We do not earn our relationship to God, we receive the gift of sharing in the glory of Jesus Christ. […]

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