Category Archives: Faith and the Gospel

Clinging to the wrong Jesus

Somehow I consistently find myself clinging to the wrong Jesus. It’s not that my Jesus is the wrong person. I cling to the Jesus of the Bible, truly God and truly man, who lived, died, and rose again to save … Continue reading

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Haven’t you heard death is dead?

From Justin Taylor’s blog. Christ is risen. He is risen indeed. Amen.

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The Selective Amnesia of Jesus

“From this we conclude that he had no regard for himself; as he clearly affirms, ‘For their sake I sanctify myself’. For he who gave away the fruit of his holiness to others testifies that he acquired nothing for himself. … Continue reading

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A Maundy Thursday Meditation from John 13

The disciples did not understand what Jesus was doing. They were in shock and disbelief. This was not the sort of love they were looking for; love that would expose their dirty feet. They couldn’t bear to have their holy … Continue reading

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Freedom from Corruption

The common sense approach to moral and/or spiritual purity is that we must become incorruptible people. The Gospel turns common sense on its head by showing us that God frees us from corruption by sending us an incorruptible Savior. In … Continue reading

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What makes a sermon Christ centered?

When I was training to become a minister at Westminster Seminary California, our professors would exhort us not to preach sermons that could be delivered in a synagogue or mosque. This was not said to attack people of different faiths, … Continue reading

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