Tag Archives: Redemption / The Gospel

The Sum of the Gospel: Toward an Evangelical Catechism

I wrote this last fall and had originally intended to publish it then. Better late than never, I guess. It is the result of significant reading and study for one of the core systematic theology classes in the M.Div curriculum … Continue reading

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Upgrading Eden

Preface I recently facilitated a theology class at my church focused on the goodness of God entitled A God in Whom to Take Refuge. I’ve read and written quite a bit on this topic over the last couple of years, … Continue reading

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Our God has come close

I can’t get this song out of my head this morning. It’s simple, but its implications are far-reaching. And, by the way, I’m diggin’ this group (new to me): Love and the Outcome. Check this out… A Life of Hope For … Continue reading

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The Day of Victory!

Jesus had said, “Destroy this temple, and in three days I will raise it up” (John 2:19). And they did. They humiliated Him and hung Him on a cross like a common criminal … Jesus, the temple, the meeting place between God … Continue reading

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Distrust your heart, and live

All the ways of a man are pure in his own eyes, but the Lord weighs the spirit. (Proverbs 16:2) Some of the worst advice you could ever receive is to “follow your heart”. It’s a well-meaning platitude, and it fits right … Continue reading

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What is the Gospel?

“Behold, the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world!” (John 1:29) “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.” (Matthew 3:2) “It is now possible for ordinary human beings like you and me to live … Continue reading

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The Lesson of Abraham

My wife Faith gave me the most amazing Christmas present last year. She knows I have weak eyes and that reading is a bit difficult, so she purchased for me a subscription to Audible.com, so that I could “read” more … Continue reading

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