Gospel

God Terrifies Me

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God terrifies me. I’m talking, keeps me up at night in sheer horror. Why? Because I am convinced that I’ve made Him angry, and not without good reason. I haven’t honored Him as I should. I haven’t loved my neighbor as I should. I haven’t kept the law. I have broken...

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Glance. Now Stare!

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If I look too much on my sin, I’ll forget the cross. But if I ignore and forget my sin, I won't appreciate the Cross. So glance at your sin... Keep it in your periphery. But stare at the Cross.

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Braveheart, Coffee, and the Gospel

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“That Will Wake you Up in the Morning Boy” (the greatest movie of all time) I have terrible vision. Without my contact lenses, I couldn’t pick my wife out a group 10 feet in front of me. When Haley and I first got married she brought her coffee-loving husband a...

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Language of the Cross (3): Propitiation

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In short propitiation is this: Just as a priest would pour out death on a lamb to pay for the sins of the people, death was poured out on the Lamb of God to satisfy the wrath of God for the sins of His people.

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'A to Z' of the Gospel

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TIm Keller once said: “we never “get beyond the gospel” in our Christian life to something more “advanced”. The gospel is not the first “step” in a “stairway” of truths, rather, it is more like the “hub” in a “wheel” of truth. The gospel is not just the A-B-C’s but the A to Z of Christianity...

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Great Sin and the Glory of God

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There are two primary ways that God is exalted in the life of the believer. It is easy to see that God is glorified in our obedience. In fact, the pharisee in us all naturally exalts self-righteousness. We know we are supposed to be good, but we are often...

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Language of the Cross (2): Sacrifice

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If you have read the OT you have undoubtedly come across the gruesome descriptions of the ceremonial sacrifices commanded under the Ceremonial law (Leviticus 4, 16). This brings us to our first important word to associate with the Cross: Sacrifice. The gist of these sacrifices is that God, who...

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Language of the Cross (1): Overview

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My stated goal in the forthcoming series is to describe as clearly and briefly as possible the “nature of the atonement,” or what I am calling, The Language of the Cross. I will give a brief overview in this first post and then briefly expound upon each descriptor in future...

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