Some thoughts on suffering

Suffering is a big topic, one that everyone is passionate about. Why? Because, on some level or other, we all experience suffering. Be it a loved one who dies prematurely, a mother that is bedridden, needing our constant attention, a young child with a debilitating disease, an entire nation destroyed by earthquakes and tsunamis or […]

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2012: The year of…

Well I guess we are here – 2012 is in full swing. But what will be it, the year of joy? The year of hope? The year of breakthrough? I sent out our December newsletter a few days ago with some thoughts on this coming year but I really wanted to unpack that a little […]

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Extreme grace: A license to sin?

A lot of people of late have been concerned over those in the body of Christ who are preaching an “extreme grace” message. As someone who only desires to become more extreme in my understanding and representation of the grace of God, this has obviously caused me a lot of concern. To say that we […]

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Saint or Sinner?

Why do I sin?

As discussed in my last blog Jesus has paid the perfect sacrifice for you to have perfect righteousness. Your sinful nature was crucified on the cross. It is dead. It wasn’t raised up with Christ but rather a completely new you arose.

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Second chances?

A friend asked a question on my last blog entry about what to do with the sinful nature, how do we put it off and what did Romans 7 mean. I thought I’d throw out a very short blog while I had 15mins. I plan to do two blogs to follow up in the next […]

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What is righteousness?

One of the biggest problems the world faces, especially the believer, is that it is possible to attain a certain standard of righteousness outside of the finished work of the cross. You see, according to the word of God we have two types of righteousness. The first type we have, is the righteousness that we […]

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