Tag Archives: Gospel

“Burned Ground”

Several weeks ago in my reading for our study in Job, I came across a great gospel illustration. Australian David Jackson wrote the following: In Australia, we have the land area the size of the continental United States, a population … Continue reading

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Hope vs. Optimism

As we have been studying through 1 Peter together, we have thought much about hope. Peter begins the letter by saying that as Christians, we “have been born again to a living hope” (1:3). Often when we speak of hope … Continue reading

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Two Things

I wanted to take an opportunity to draw your attention to a couple of things. First, our friend and church planting partner, Kevin Sanders, has recently dusted off his old blogging skills and put them to good use for our … Continue reading

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“Christ’s Grace and Your Sufferings”

“The love of Christ for me will get the last say. My indestructible hope is that he has turned his face towards me and he will never turn away.” -David Powlison On Friday morning, the church lost a brother who … Continue reading

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“You Must Be Born Again”

Here is a recent conference sermon from Tim Keller that I listened to this week. I hope it is as much of an encouragement to you as it was for me.

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The Main Thing

Rush Witt, in his book, Diehard Sins writes: The gospel is the greatest reality in all the world, and it must become the greatest reality in the small personal worlds that we live in every day. Every heart that will … Continue reading

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Working for the King

During the sermon on Sunday, I mentioned a helpful principle from Sebastian Traeger and Greg Gilbert’s book, The Gospel At Work. They say: Who you work for is more important than what you do. (pg. 14) This is the memorable … Continue reading

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Worship Fuels Evangelism

Yes, I’m doing back-to-back posts from Elliot Clark’s book, Evangelism as Exiles. I shared this in the sermon on Sunday and I think it’s worthy of sharing again here. 1 Peter 2:9 says; But you are a chosen race, a … Continue reading

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Appropriate Fear and Evangelism

This week I’ve been reading a new book by Elliot Clark entitled, Evangelism as Exiles: Life on Mission As Strangers In Our Own Land. Clark is looking at how the letter of 1 Peter instructs Christians today as Exiles called … Continue reading

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Amazing Grace

Christian, are you still amazed by God’s grace? In his book, Knowing God, J.I. Packer asked: What is it that hinders so many who profess to believe in grace from really doing so? Why does the theme mean so little … Continue reading

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