Category Archives: the Gift of Jesus

Grace vs. the Law: Keeping the Law?

October 13 When you read the Book of Galatians, one thing jumps out at you. The Apostle Paul is upset. He is frustrated… to the point of anger. He says some things, in Galatians, that you wouldn’t expect to find … Continue reading

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Grace vs. the Law

October 12 We are saved by grace, through faith… We are saved ONLY by grace, through faith. This is an important distinction because many Christians are trying to live by grace plus… grace + our goodness… grace + our efforts… … Continue reading

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Awaken to Grace

October 11 I want to spend the next few days talking about the most important doctrine of the Christian faith – and one that is so often misunderstood by so many believers. It is so important because every other doctrine … Continue reading

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Bonded with Christ; What Does it Take?

October 5 We have been talking about connecting, or bonding, with Jesus — and what that means for our lives. But one of the most important questions is: How do we become connected with Jesus? What does it take to … Continue reading

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Bonded with Christ; Part 2

October 1 One of humanity’s most pressing questions is the meaning and purpose of life. There is something within us that just seems to know that life is more than mere daily survival. We yearn for more. We long for … Continue reading

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Bonded with Christ; In the Beginning…

September 30 In our last time together, we talked about the vital importance of being eternally bonded with Christ – about making Him the central Figure of our lives. I wanted to take the time to expand upon that thought … Continue reading

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Believing in vs. Believing into…

September 29 A lot of people believe in God. In fact, 8 out of 10 people you might meet, out on the street, will say that they believe in God (at least, some version of Him). But the Bible points … Continue reading

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