On Discipline

Shortcuts and hacks reflect one’s exposure and contempt over a certain process. I should not be content in one place. In Christ, the revelation of His grace continues to renew our minds, and we are transformed more and more by the renewing of our minds – it is natural that we see that in Christ,... Continue Reading →

The Truth About Baptism by Andrew Farley

It helps to go to Scripture for what the Apostles say about it. The Corinthians were talking among themselves, bragging about who baptized them. To this Paul responded, 'Has Christ been divided? Paul was not crucified for you, was he? Or were you baptized in the name of Paul?' - 1 Corinthians 1:13 Apparently the... Continue Reading →

It Is Finished! by Andrew Farley

'What is finished? Jesus, what's finished? What do You mean by that?' The finished work of Jesus Christ will revolutionize how you look at your relationship with God forever. What does it mean to us, personally? It can be broken down into four things: 1. Your forgiveness is finished. Your forgiveness is once for all.... Continue Reading →

A Movement by Timothy Keller

    1 Peter 2:4-12 “As you come to him, a living stone rejected by men but in the sight of God chosen and precious,  you yourselves like living stones are being built up as a spiritual house, to be a royal priesthood, to offer spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus Christ.  For it... Continue Reading →

Life Giving Rhythms by Ken Shigematsu

Wide Awake - Breaking out of our Spiritual Slumber   Wide Awake #3 - Life Giving Rhythms by Ken Shigematsu "Prayer is less about looking for God and more about cultivating in an ever-growing awareness of His presence. In prayer we discover what we already have... Everything has been given to us in Christ. All... Continue Reading →

What Saves? by Andrew Farley

Now we know that whatever the Law says, it speaks to those who are under the Law, so that every mouth may be closed and all the world may become accountable to God; Romans 3:19 Here we see that the purpose of the Law can be summarized in two words - 'Shut Up!' The Law... Continue Reading →

The Ecclesia

Ecclesia. The word has been tossed around a lot recently. We’ve been centering in on the verse stating how Jesus responded when Peter mentioned that He was the Christ, the Son of the Living God:   And Jesus answered him, “Blessed are you, Simon Bar-Jonah! For flesh and blood has not revealed this to you,... Continue Reading →

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