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Unsinkable Hope

What is hope? Typically when used today, the word hope means nothing more than wishful thinking. Examples of this would include, “I hope it doesn’t rain today” or “I hope my team wins tonight.” In stark contrast is the Biblical … Continue reading

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Glorified in an Instant

During the sermon yesterday I extemporaneously spoke about our glorification being done in an instant and how that humbles us. I was working off of a statement I heard several years ago from Pastor Andy Davis that I found to … Continue reading

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No Condemnation

“There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus.” –Romans 8:1 Ray Ortlund wrote: Two great armies clash on the battlefield of life—the people of God and the sins that would defeat them. God’s people do … Continue reading

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“Sin’s Dominion Ended”

In his book, The Christian Life, Sinclair Ferguson has a chapter entitled “Sin’s Dominion Ended” in which he explains Paul’s argument in Romans 6. I think a brief outline of Ferguson’s exposition will be helpful. He explains as follows: Romans … Continue reading

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The Beauty of God’s Grace

I don’t think I am the only pastor who wishes there were mulligans in preaching. However, even if there were, I doubt most congregations would hang around for the do-over. Therefore, I like to use the blog to further clarify … Continue reading

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Just and Justifier

“…for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God, and are justified by his grace as a gift, through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus, whom God put forward as a propitiation by his blood, to be received by faith. This was to … Continue reading

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