Tagged as evangelism, Judgment, Lifestyle warfare, Principalities and Powers, Satan, Spiritual warfare, violence
Tagged as Controversial Issues, evangelism, hell, Judgment, Salvation
Tagged as Boomerang, Colossians, Consequences, Judgment, Wrath
Tagged as Beatitudes, Blessed Revolution, Blessings, Flesh, Judgment
Tagged as Acorn, beauty, Judgment, Krypto, True self
Our true self is hidden away in heaven, free from corruption and destruction. In this sermon, Greg asks us to realize what this true self looks like, and he calls us to embrace this true self in whatever ways we can in this life.
Tagged as Contact, fear, Individualism, Judgment, relationships, space
All of us long for deep contact with God and with others. Yet, fear of judgment and having no space in our lives to develop deep contact hinder us when trying to find deep contact with others. God wants us to know that we need not fear judgment to make space in our lives for contact with Him and others.
Tagged as Grace, Holiness, Judgment, Kingdom of God, Purity, Refining Fire, Tough love
God’s desire for us is that we become all that God created us to be. Life is the process in which we can resist or yield to God’s desire for us. When we yield we sense God’s burning love as warm and liberating. When we resist we experience God’s burning love as pain and wrath.
Tagged as accuser, control, foolishness, freedom, Judgment, shameful, weak
God’s love is victorious! But perhaps not in the way that you’d expect. We often associate victory with our ability to control or defeat others but God’s victory encourages our freedom rather than squelches it. (We love discovering art that connects us to God in unique ways. Thank you to Dale Johnson for incorporating his art into this weekend’s sermon.)
Tagged as Grace, Heaven, Heaven on Earth, Judgment, Kingdom of God, Myth of a Christian Nation, Myth of a Christian Religion
Jesus came both to save us and to reveal the character of God to us. Rather than coming in great power God came and served. Jesus calls us to “opt out” of the worldly desire to be better than others and learn to love them even when we profoundly disagree with them.