Tag Archives: 1 Corinthians

Facing Temptations

As we move through the season of Lent, it is good to take a hard look at our lives and all the ways we fail to live out our faith. Not to punish ourselves, but to deepen our commitment to the way of Jesus, if we don’t look at our struggles honestly than we cannot …

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The Good News of The Gospel

The gospel is the good news that God has not given up on the world that He is active in the world. The gospel announces that God has not given up on the world, because this world matters. This world that we call home dirt and blood and sweat and skin and light and water, …

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The Meaning of The Cross

The cross is central to and the symbol of the Christian faith. The cross captures the heart of the gospel message that in the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ, we see the love of God and we are offered forgiveness of sins. Through the cross and resurrection of Christ, God reconciled the world to …

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The Gospel Is…

The gospel is the good news that God loves you as you but way too much to leave you that way. Robert Farrar Capon says— In Jesus, God has put up a “Gone Fishing” sign on the religion shop. He has done the whole job in Jesus once and for all and simply invited us …

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Doomed To Be Single

Ok. This has been on my mind for some time. It’s not new. This post will not be for all—you might want to switch the channel, click on another page, or turn your computer off and do something else. I am going to get real. This is one of my struggles. Since this my blog …

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A Different Kind Of Kingdom

In the first chapter of The Myth of a Christian Nation Gregory Boyd contrasts the kingdom of the world with the Kingdom of God. Boyd quotes John 18:36: “My kingdom is not of this world.” He goes on define the kingdom of the world, what he calls the power over kingdom. He says the current …

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A Chance To Love People

Christian’s should be known as the people that love everyone, love wastefully and radically. We should not just preach love, but love. Whenever someone no matter who they are come near us, they should leave knowing we love them that God love’s them. If we want people to adapt our religion, we should love them …

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Do You Really Believe That Jesus Died For Your Sins

First, the good news: Jesus died for your sins. Entire books, sermons, and bible studies built around this common refrain, but do we really understand what it means to live out its implications in our daily life. How many of us who claim to believe it let it shape our life. We say it, yet …

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