Category Archives: Christian walk

One of those moments…

I had one of those moments in church yesterday. You know the kind, where something is at once broad, deep and high, profound and sublime. The kind of moment that defies expression. Yet here I go trying to express it… … Continue reading

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The words of Life

I woke up this morning thinking about the struggle of faith. There is a struggle between the flesh and the spirit, between truth and lies, between darkness and light. As Christians we are told of this struggle, warned that it … Continue reading

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Sin

As Christians we understand that “good works”, behaviors that are characterized as loving toward our neighbors, are not the criteria for sanctification (i.e. holiness).  We also understand that our behavior must consist of “good works”, like – being loving toward our neighbors. This … Continue reading

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The Gift

Salvation is the free gift of God. Salvation is not something we earn, that is to say it is not by works (of goodness or righteous behavior). Anyone who has heard the Gospel of Christ has heard this message, and yet… We … Continue reading

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A Personal God

I was thinking the other day about how we relate to God. What struck me was how personal our God is. Now when I say “our God” I mean Jesus the Christ. This train of thought actually began with something … Continue reading

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Giving

When I was young my mother remarried and shortly thereafter I met my stepfather’s mother, my new grandmother. She was the first “real” Christian I ever met. She told me about salvation and redemption and introduced me to Jesus Christ. … Continue reading

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Knowing

I was having a discussion with someone through a comment exchange on another blog about a week ago. The subject was about knowing, understanding and reason. I can’t seem to find the comments now so I have to go from … Continue reading

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