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I Killed Jesus

Our church is almost done with our annual VBS (see some great pictures here, here, and here). As always, it has been excellent. Our children’s team and our massive crew of volunteers are exemplary; faithful, hard-working, and overflowing with love … Continue reading

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Dear Christian, the Storm Has Passed

Charles Spurgeon offers a simple, but profoundly life-giving word in February 25th’s morning devotion: It is pleasant to pass over a country after a storm has spent itself; to smell the freshness of the herbs after the rain has passed … Continue reading

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Forgiveness Always Hurts

Why did Jesus have to die in order to save us? Why couldn’t God just forgive us? Darrin Patrick gives a helpful answer by pointing out the simple truth that we never have forgiveness without pain. Think about a time … Continue reading

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The Heart of Sin & Salvation

John Stott: The concept of substitution may be said to lie at the heart of both sin and salvation. For the essence of sin is man substituting himself for God, while the essence of salvation is God substituting himself for … Continue reading

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A Very Helpful Infograph of Ephesians 2:1-10

Ephesians 2:1-10 is one of the most powerful passages in all the Bible. It explains the need (2:1-3) and nature (2:4-10) of our salvation in a compelling, forceful, and clear way. Said simply, it is one of the most important … Continue reading

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Do You Really Have Access to Heaven?

Have you ever thought about all the things we are denied access to? We are denied access behind the counter at retail stores and various shops. We are denied access to country clubs we don’t belong to. We are denied … Continue reading

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Jesus, the Greatest Sinner Who Ever Lived

At the cross, “God made him (Jesus) who had no sin to be sin for us, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God.“ 2 Corinthians 5:21 In order to save sinners, Jesus willingly became their sin. … Continue reading

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