Category Archives: sin

Freedom’s Heartbeat …

June 5, 2017 “Could it be any clearer? Our old way of life was nailed to the cross with Christ, a decisive end to that sin-miserable life – no longer at sin’s every beck and call! What we believe is … Continue reading

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Right out in the open …

July 28, 2016  “It happens so regularly that it’s predictable. The moment I decide to do good, sin is there to trip me up. I truly delight in God’s commands, but it’s pretty obvious that not all of me joins … Continue reading

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God’s favorite song…

July 25, 2016 “Since we’ve compiled this long and sorry record as sinners (both us and them) and proved that we are utterly incapable of living the glorious lives God wills for us, God did it for us. Out of … Continue reading

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Grace linguists …

April 13, 2016 “From now on, think of it this way: Sin speaks a dead language that means nothing to you; God speaks your mother tongue, and you hang on every word. you are dead to sin and alive to … Continue reading

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All of it …

March 10, 2016 “That’s what Christ did definitively: suffered because of other’s sins, the Righteous One for the unrighteous ones. He went through it all — was put to death and then made alive — to bring us to God.” … Continue reading

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Holding on … Letting go …

February 28, 2013 “When I kept it all inside, my bones turned to powder, my words became daylong groans. The pressure never let up; all the juices of my life dried up. The I let it all out; I said’ … Continue reading

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When Jesus finds you …?

Dec. 31, 2012 “God rescued us from dead-end alleys and dark dungeons. He’s set us up in the kingdom of the Son he loves so much, the Son who got us out of the pit we were in, got rid … Continue reading

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The Forgiving Gospel…

July 3, 2012 “But it was our sins that did that to him, that ripped and tore and crushed him — our sins! He took the punishment, and that made us whole. Through his bruises we get healed. .. The … Continue reading

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There’s Plenty of Disruption to go around …

December 7, 2011 “Don’t set people up as experts over your life, letting them tell you what to do. Save that authority for God; let him tell you what to do. No one else should carry the title of ‘Father’; … Continue reading

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The Sin Stealing Lamb …

November 1, 2011 “The next day John saw Jesus coming toward him and said, “Look! The Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world.” John 1:29 New Living Translation He has taken away your sin. And in … Continue reading

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