Tag Archives: people of God

Everything is Grace

Our whole life—our living and dying—are done in the grace of God. From the beginning, God choose us and created us to live in communion with him and others. Now, that we are included in the people of God our task is to live it out inviting others on the journey with us. We shouldn’t …

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We Belong To God

I am going to spend the next several weeks fleshing out the Brief Statement of Faith of the PCUSA. It appears last in the PCUSA’s Book of Confessions, as it is the most recent. I hope my meditations will help you, dear reader grow in faith in God and deepen your walk with Christ. Even …

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Jesus Is The Kingdom

Jesus went around announcing the Kingdom of God and showing through his actions what it looks like when the Kingdom was at hand. In story and deed, Jesus showed what it looks like when the Kingdom was at hand. The Kingdom is not detached from Jesus, but the very core reality of who Jesus is. …

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The Table of Jesus

In The Eucharist, we come to the table of Jesus remembering who he is, what he did, how we are saved, what it means to the people of God, and where we are headed in and through the person and work of Jesus on the cross. We remember, acknowledge, discover, and embrace our true reality—the …

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Romans 6 Alive In Christ

God’s grace is the most wonderful and astonishing thing in the world. God’s grace is great enough to find forgiveness for every sin, no matter how great or small. God’s grace is sufficient for our needs. Paul voices a question that many have had to God’s grace. What then? Shall we go on sinning so …

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The Community Of The Eucharist

N. T. Wrights says that the vision of the Church’s calling is “to be the means through which Jesus continues to work and to teach, to establish his sovereign rule on earth as in heaven.” The Eucharist, I believe both unites us as a body of believers, but also compels us to share and extend …

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