Faith mis-defined

Charles Schultz understood the tenor of the day. I do not know what year this panel was drawn, but it could have been this year, for the way that it reflects the mindset of too many. Oh, contraire, my friend, Linus.  It is only the object of our faith that will help (read:  save) us.  […]

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Technology is not our Savior

We would never say it this way.  We probably would not acknowledge it if asked.  In fact, we most often would deny having such affections.  But by the way we respond to and use technology, we too often act as if it is our savior. A recent new piece of technology promises, like so many […]

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Seven truths about justification

In yesterday’s worship service, we considered the truth of justification by faith alone (sola fide). Here are seven gracious truths about God’s justification of man: God is the source of justification (Rom. 8:30) Blood is the ground of justification (Rom. 3:24-26) Faith is the means of justification (Rom. 1:16-17; 3:28; 4:5) Grace is the essence […]

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