Part 5: Advocates for the kingdom “One day as these men were worshiping the Lord and fasting, the Holy Spirit said, “Appoint Barnabas and Saul for the special work to which I have called them.” So after more fasting and prayer, the men laid their hands on them and sent them on their way…Then Paul and Barnabas spoke out boldly and declared, “It was that … Continue reading Becoming More Christlike Than American: Part 5
I was reading Colossians today and this phrase in chapter 3, verse 4 stood out.
When Christ, who is your life…(CSB)
Paul is talking about how we have become a “new man.” That the old person we used to be has gone away. We have been changed and transformed. It is a truly remarkable thought. Continue reading “Who’s Life is it Anyway?”
The sermon preached on 1 Peter 2:4-12 this past Sunday, September 25, 2016, at Ambassadors of Christ Fellowship. You can also download the sermon outline. Continue reading Sermon | “Spiritual Injuries and God’s Insights”
As we draw closer to Easter morning we will take some time to explore what it means that God has redeemed us Continue reading Lent Day #37 | Redemption
I want to share with you one of the many mind-blowing verses in the bible! For our sake he made him to be sin who knew no sin, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God. (2 Corinthians 5:21, ESV) I am stunned at the reality this points to. Before we go any deeper into the verse, let’s look at what righteousness … Continue reading Lent Day #36 | Righteousness
For our sake [God] made [Jesus] to be sin [even though Jesus] knew no sin, so that in [Jesus] we might become the righteousness of God. (2 Corinthians 5:21, ESV) I will say this from the word go. If you can wrap your mind around this you will be well on your way to living a life that is pleasing to the Lord. If, however, … Continue reading “Faith is…” Series, Pt. 13 | Faith is… Receiving the Righteousness of God