Tag Archives: Jesus’ finished work

Done Deal But Not Done Dealing

Ours is a faith of holy tensions. Many of our foundations and principles for navigating life as Christians are not just either/or, but rather both/and. For example, God is sovereign and we have free will. Jesus will build His church … Continue reading

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Gen S

I’m a baby boomer. That’s how my generation is referred to by those who talk of the characteristics of people born during certain time periods. And that’s all I had to do to be a baby boomer . . . … Continue reading

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A Seated Savior

“Don’t make me get up!” Kind of remember hearing that once or twice (ok, . . . maybe more often than that) when I was a kid. It was a warning. Often the last warning. If my dad had to … Continue reading

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Disarmed and Not Dangerous

We talk about spiritual warfare and, to be sure, we wrestle not against flesh and blood (Eph. 6:12). The rulers, the authorities, the cosmic powers over this present darkness, the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly places align themselves … Continue reading

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The Love of God

While I think I pretty well get it, I’m sure I pretty much do not fully grasp it. Finished up John 17 as part of my morning readings. “Christ’s High Priestly Prayer” is how it’s summarized in my Bible. Jesus’ … Continue reading

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The Highway of Holiness

It’s a prophecy concerning them, but it has been preserved for us. Depending on how you interpret it, it’s either been fulfilled or will be fulfilled . . . or, perhaps, was partially fulfilled and is yet to be fully … Continue reading

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Showdown

“Throwback Friday” . . . rerunning some thoughts from 2011 . . . I really don’t remember the last time I watched one of those classic westerns where the guy in the white hat takes on the guy in the … Continue reading

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