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July 2018

Lord, Save Me!

Do you ever feel like you are sinking? Let’s face it…living in this world is not always easy.  I could go into the details of the problems of the world which all stem from sin, but I don’t want to do that for this blog. Instead, I just want to think about how living in the world AS A CHRISTIAN is not always easy.  Again, I don’t want to concentrate on the problems which come from the sinful world which persecutes Christians.  I want to just talk...

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Law...then Gospel...then WHAT?!

If you have been reading over the last few weeks (thank you), you will have noticed a common theme – a focus on law and gospel. These are threads by which God has woven His Word together for us.  Law shows us, not only our sins we commit and how that sin makes us inadequate before God, but it shows us that we (without Jesus) are completely inadequate from the start!  The gospel comes back and shows us, not only the cross of Jesus which takes our inadequacies away, but...

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God Hates the Sin, but...

Have you ever heard the saying – “God hates the sin but loves the sinner”?  Is it a true statement?  Are you mentally going through your rolodex of good “church” responses to answer that question? In a way, that statement is correct.  Think about the “sports” passage (the one you see in stadiums, on signs made by the fans…): John 3:16. What does it say?  God so loved the WORLD!  Who is in the world? (Rolodex...

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He's There...FOR YOU!

Starting last week with the message about being inadequate by ourselves but made completely, perfectly adequate by God himself, I started a little series about what I learned at Summer Quarter.  At the heart of what we teach and preach is law and gospel, that is because law and gospel make up the entirety of the Bible, God’s word. I am going to continue that series about law and gospel this week and for the next few weeks.  It is so important for us to distinguish...

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