Tag Archives: Unity in Christ

Ephesians 2:11-22

As we continue this series, it’s important to remember where we left off. In the last post, we ended saying that

The proper understanding of the gospel should drive us to deep, deep humility and reliance on God (particularly those who claim to be Reformed). As such, this understanding should foster unity among the church.

If you’re new to the blog, you can catch the cliff notes version of Ephesians 2 before you continue reading.
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Forgiving Like Jesus

We tend to think of forgiveness as something passive. A mere act of not holding something against someone, of not resenting someone. We think of this as painless, in concept, because we just let it go and stop holding on to what was forgiven. But, in practice, this is not so.
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Fearing a God Who is Love

A contradiction, it seems. That we both confess that “God is love” (1Jn. 4:8) and that we are to “fear God and keep His commandments” (Ecc. 12:13). A seeming contradiction that puzzles even those who have embraced Christ as Savior for many years, and a contradiction I feel that I am incapable of resolving fully. But the joy of embracing all that is God is worth the attempt, and so I set out on a journey far too difficult to complete on my own, and I pray that His Spirit would guide me as I think and write.
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Sharing the Wealth

In my seemingly never-ending quest for new (and good!) blogs to read, I came across some posts lately that I thought were really good, and felt like I should share them with you.
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Cliff Notes Gospel

I know I’ve done a more in depth look at this part of Ephesians, but I feel that some of the core principles may have gotten lost in the intricacies of the text. So, here ya go.
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