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Category Archives: Theological Reflections

A good thought from Dr. Swain

I have been loving school and wanted to share a nice little nugget of truth one of my professors just wrote.  It really encouraged me tonight as I face the struggles of life in a broken “not yet” fully redeemed world… God is God and I am not. He is in control and I can […]

The “Failure” of the Cross…

“Count it a blessing that you’re such a failure… Your second chance might never have come…” – David Bazzan (Pedro the Lion) If I wasn’t such a failure at almost everything I do,  than I wouldn’t get the chance to witness and appreciate the miracles of Jesus.  Our failures and lack of faith open up […]

An Essay on Grace

Ok, this is a long one. it makes up for the lack of blogging I have done. You really are going to need to take about 30 minutes to read this and it might make you think really hard.  This is by all means a theological essay written from a reformed perspective.  If you have […]

Aggressive Grace Part 2

(Continued from yesterday) The wages of sin is indeed death.  That is what our sin stores up for us.  When we sin we are borrowing from hell while on earth, that is, we are living outside of fellowship with a Holy God. In our sin we have absolutely no fellowship with Holy God. From birth, […]

Aggressive Grace Part 1

Romans 5:20-21 (MSG) 20-21All that passing laws against sin did was produce more lawbreakers. But sin didn’t, and doesn’t, have a chance in competition with the aggressive forgiveness we call grace. When it’s sin versus grace, grace wins hands down. All sin can do is threaten us with death, and that’s the end of it. […]

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