Monthly Archives: October 2013

Harmonizing with the life of Christ

“If then you have been raised with Christ, seek the things that are above…” (Colossians 3:1) As a piano string can take up a harmonic resonance with the string struck beside it, so when we are in union with Christ … Continue reading

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In praise of Colossians

Colossians is my favorite Pauline letter, so I’m always eager to “Amen” someone affirming how great it is. Below, seasoned British pastor Dick Lucas talks about how concise and comprehensive a guide for Christian discipleship the second half of the … Continue reading

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To spite the devil

“The article of the forgiveness of sins is the most important, and it is of all the most comforting. To Satan it is truly the most hateful. This is the reason Paul always has on his tongue: grace, grace, grace! … Continue reading

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Always accepted by God, completely for Christ’s sake

If you are insecure and guilt-ridden because of your spiritual failures this morning, OR if you are proud and self-congratulating because of your spiritual victories this morning, (and I am constantly swinging back and forth between these two) let B.B. … Continue reading

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“Solidly appropriating the justifying work of Christ in our lives”

Worth reading slowly and repeatedly. Are we living in light of the truth that we are justified before God solely on the basis of Christ’s work? It’s being convinced of this that will help us relax, and then make real … Continue reading

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