When Jesus set out to make disciples, he gathered committed people around him and did life with them. Yes, he taught the multitudes, but it doesn't seem that those people became champions of the kingdom after his death. Perhaps many of them were actually among the throngs demanding that Pilate crucify him. His teaching seems … Continue reading Body Life Part 1 – United
If we agree that Ephesians 2:1-3 describes the lost state and then say that Romans 7 describes the common Christian experience, then we imply that the gospel produces no significant practical results.
“I’m only human.” That’s what people say to excuse repeated bad behavior. Can Christians use this excuse? They shouldn’t. Paul used a very similar phrase to rebuke the Corinthian church over divisions among them. Here’s the section. You are still worldly. For since there is jealousy and quarreling among you, are you not worldly? Are … Continue reading Excuse My Insult
God seems to talk to me while I’m in the shower. That’s probably too much information but it’s true and the detail is important to my story. Today, he reminded me that living for him is something which he does. Walking in The Way means getting out of the way and letting the Son of … Continue reading Out of the way and into The Way