Monthly Archives: September 2018

“Needy and Needed”

“Only let your manner of life be worthy of the gospel of Christ, so that whether I come and see you or am absent, I may hear of you that you are standing firm in one spirit, with one mind … Continue reading

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Justified Sinner

Tim Chester gives a good quick explanation of the teaching coming out of the Reformation that Christians are simultaneously sinners and justified. I’m a sinner, but I’m a justified sinner. The Reformers had a Latin phrase to capture this truth: … Continue reading

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“Holiness is a Harvest”

Every week there are things that don’t make it into the sermon because, well, attention spans and posteriors can only endure so much. I know, you’re thinking; “really, your sermons could actually be longer than they already are!?” Well, in … Continue reading

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The Local Church, a Miracle?

In his book, Why Bother With Church?, Sam Allberry wrote: …your church is a miracle. Next Sunday, look at those sitting around you. It’s amazing that they’re there. It’s amazing that they’re still trusting Jesus this Sunday—another week of God’s … Continue reading

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