Monthly Archives: November 2012

Just Curious

After a few months of writing I thought I would simply ask: is this blog helping anyone? If you’ve been in some way encouraged please let me know. Thanks

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Our True Destiny

In the middle of the English Reformation, English and Scottish church leaders put their heads together and wrote a summary of their best understanding of the Christian faith called The Westminster Shorter Catechism of Faith.  It was written in a … Continue reading

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The Completeness Of Amazing Grace

God’s grace is amazing, not just because it meets us and loves us as we are (though this is a great gift), but also because His grace is all-consuming.  His love for us is so relentless He’ll stop at nothing … Continue reading

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Inaccurately Applied Truth – Part II

Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family. We all have so much we can be thankful for, and I’m thankful I can blog in order to explore ideas and thoughts with my readers. Thanks for reading what I post! Today … Continue reading

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Inaccurately Applied Truth – Part I

I want to dive deeper into this conversation about “enabling grace.” It’s remarkable when you stop to consider the kind of relationship a holy God is willing to have with sinners like us.  It’s amazing to think God was willing … Continue reading

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Rewriting “Amazing Grace”

I love music.  My personal list of favorite songs is a very long list, but in my opinion there is one song that tops them all.  My favorite song was written in the late 1700’s by a middle-aged Englishman.   His … Continue reading

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Failure

The famous car-maker Henry Ford once said, “Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.” Understanding the limits of our knowledge is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time a little more informed – even … Continue reading

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Why A New Identity Matters

Over the last three posts we’ve walked through core truths from Ephesians 1 about a believer’s new identity. Let me try to explain why the gift of a new identity is so important. When I was a teenager and early … Continue reading

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Completely Enjoyable

I want to finish up a line of thinking I began with my last two posts. Not only does God view us as blameless and capable but Ephesians 1:5b says that God adopted us “in accordance with His pleasure and … Continue reading

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More Capable Than You Know

I want to stay in the same stream of thought that begin in yesterday’s post. Not only are we blameless before God, but Ephesians 1:5a tells us that “In love He predestined us for adoption to son-ship through Jesus Christ. … Continue reading

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