Jesus died for sinners. Jesus did not die for people who are okay, great or doing just fine on my own, thank you. Jesus did not die for the righteous, for those who don’t believe they have any sin or who believe they are decent human beings without need for a savior. Jesus died forContinue reading “Absolution-Powerful Ways That God Kneels In The Mud For You”
I’m having a hard time describing the effect this quote has been having on me the past few weeks. Read it for yourself, let it sink in and see if it speaks to you.
(Our final post today deals with that nagging question about rejection of baptism and rejection of faith as a whole and sums up our discussion. If you haven’t had a chance to read the discussion you start with pt. 1 here.) Thinking about God doing the work in baptism what comfort and hope does thisContinue reading “Baptism-Powerful Ways That God Kneels In The Mud For You (Pt. 3)”
Today in Pt. 2, we will consider the comfort we receive when we Biblically see baptism as a work that God does in our lives. If you didn’t have a chance to read Pt. 1 you can find it here: Baptism Pt.1 So, let’s ask ourselves this question, is okay if someone wants to getContinue reading “Baptism-Powerful Ways That God Kneels In The Mud For You (Pt.2)”
During this Lenten Observance season I will be spending some extra time sharing my thoughts on the sacraments in a weekly series, “God kneeling in the mud.” I know that my readers come from a variety of faith backgrounds with different understandings of the sacraments, please know, I’m not trying to convince anyone, but simplyContinue reading “Powerful Ways That God Kneels In The Mud For You”
No One Is Alone On Valentine’s Day
What you do with your body actually matters. Okay, I know this one is going to sound obvious. We are so fitness crazy, working out, eating healthy, listening to nagging doctors about losing weight (I know they mean well…) being careful about what we put into our bodies, people. Most of it is good advice,Continue reading “3 Valuable Ways For Christians To Use Their Bodies”
Cincinnati Ohio was in the international headlines on BBC and CNN news. The headline says, “Zombie Nativity Scene draws ire in Ohio.” If you were to visit the front yard this display is in you would see three Zombie wise men, a Gloria Zombie Angel and Zombie Mary and Joseph looking down upon their zombieContinue reading “Peace Together (or Zombie Christmas…)”