Does Law Get a Bad Rap? Part 4

So what should we do then? Should we discard the foundational principles of the law because we cannot be justified by them? Should we ignore them because we cannot be declared... Read More »

Does Law Get a Bad Rap? Part 3

Does the law get a bad rap? Isn’t the law a really good thing? Yes! When you’re talking about the things God loves and hates and the ways He wants us to live, the law is a really... Read More »

Does Law Get a Bad Rap? Part 2

Does the law get a bad rap? Isn’t the law a really good thing? No, at least not when we’re talking about the means of righteousness in front of a holy God, who really does demand... Read More »

Does Law Get a Bad Rap? Part 1

Does the law get a bad rap? Isn’t the law a really good thing? Yes! The law, at its best, shows us God’s holiness. It reveals the way He wants us to live. It makes us realize we... Read More »

What is the Law Really Good For?

Are there good things about laws? Sure there are. Laws keep us safe. They give us order. They keep honest people honest, and they help keep dishonest people in check. The law is the... Read More »
Learning How to Love

Learning How to Love

More than any other portion of Scripture, John 8:1-11 teaches us how grace loves others. While many doubt the reliability of this passage, the Jesus presented in these verses looks... Read More »

Part 3 – What Can We Do with Our Burden?

Our family carried a heavy burden several months ago. At 1:30 a.m. we were awakened with shocking news from our oldest daughter that one of her very best friends and her friend’s... Read More »

Part 2 – What Can We Do with Our Burdens?

Yesterday we looked at Psalm 55, a time when David was in a despondent mood. Along with the demands of leading a kingdom, he had the heartbreak of a son who attempted to grab the reins... Read More »

What Can We Do with Our Burdens?

Elisha Hoffman’s song “I Must Tell Jesus,” includes the line: “I cannot bear these burdens alone.” That line seems to fit what King David felt as he penned Psalm 55. This... Read More »
Personal Grace (part two)

Personal Grace (part two)

As I moved on to #5 of “The Ten Most Significant Events or Decisions of My Life,” I remembered all the leadership experiences I had during high school and college, and even being... Read More »
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