Tag Archives: law

The Word: Galatians 2:15-21

We ourselves are Jews by birth and not Gentile sinners; yet we know that a person is not justified by works of the law but through faith in Jesus Christ, so we also have believed in Christ Jesus, in order … Continue reading

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Persecution Update: Two Pastors Face Prosecution in Sudan

Sudan remains one of the most difficult places in the world to be a Christian. Once again, two pastors face prosecution there on false charges.

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Faith Alone: A 2-Part Message from Galatians

I recently reread the book of Galatians, which emphasizes again and again that salvation in Jesus Christ is found through faith and specifically states “a person is not justified by the works of the law …”

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The Word: Romans 8:1-11

There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus. For the law of the Spirit of life has set you free in Christ Jesus from the law of sin and death. For God has done what … Continue reading

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Book Excerpt from ‘Christless Christianity’

From Michael Horton’s book, Christless Christianity: “Like Peter, our Christian life is a roller coaster of faithfulness and unfaithfulness. Since we always drift back to self-confident triumphalism (remember Peter’s protest, ‘I will never deny you!’ just before he did), we need … Continue reading

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Michael Horton Differentiates Law and Gospel

Taken from his book, Christless Christianity:

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Persecution Updates: Good News from Ireland

On the persecution beat, positive stories are rare. I was happy to get to write this one about an Irish pastor’s acquittal.

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Concern in Nepal Over Proposed Constitution

My latest article for WORLD is about Christian groups’ fears that a proposed constitution in Nepal will limit or even ban religious conversion. 

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The Word: Galatians 3:1-14

You foolish Galatians, who has bewitched you, before whose eyes Jesus Christ was publicly portrayed as crucified?  This is the only thing I want to find out from you: did you receive the Spirit by the works of the Law, … Continue reading

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Sermon Recommendation: Tullian Tchividjian “It Is Not Finished”

Don’t be fooled by the sermon title, Pastor Tullian does a fantastic job in this sermon of explaining the freedom we have in Jesus and the difference between passive and active righteousness.  Check it out.

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