Pastoral thoughts on growing in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.
The law of liberty squelches every impulse that I have to again get on the ladder, again climb the treadmill, again be the judge, again find my identity and worth in how I am doing. Because I look hard at this law which frees me, and I lose my confidence in me. I am pushed again to my only hope, Jesus.... Keep Reading
One objection to a full-throated proclamation of the Gospel is that it is too free. Proclaiming Christ alone as a free gift, the objection goes, encourages people not to work themselves. To help with that objection, here’s a classic treatment from John Bunyan, author of Pilgrim’s Progress. ... Keep Reading
... keeping the law is not what it means to be Christian. Trusting Christ is what it means to be Christian. Trusting that he took those requirements of the law and nailed them to the Cross. Trusting that we are dead to the law, but alive in his perfection and power.... Keep Reading