Family of Faith – Galatians 3:1-9

Evangelical Christians are having an identity crises.  By adding things to the Gospel, we’ve forgotten who we are and what makes us a part of the family of God.  As Christians our faith is rooted in the cross.  That is the ground on which we stand.  And God has given us the Spirit as a […]

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We have a treasure: the gospel  In this passage, Paul unlocks that treasure and uses it as fuel.  This gospel is centered around the doctrine of justification, the truth that Christ has lived the life we’re too weak to live.  To add anything to this gospel by thinking our works play a part in our salvation […]

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In every era of human history, the Gospel has been challenged by some kind of man made religion.  But Christianity is not built on man made doctrine, but on the good news that comes from God, a message that must be received.  This message is completely contingent upon God.  He is the actor and we […]

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Choose One Master – Galatians 1:10

We all live for someone’s approval.  The question is, is it God’s approval or man’s?  It’s one or the other.  You can’t serve two masters.  The good news is that if you’re a Christian, God already approves of you because you bear the righteousness of Christ.  If you have the approval of God, why would […]

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We believe in the one true Gospel.  This Gospel was revealed to us through apostles, men God chose to speak on his behalf, and is recorded for us in the New Testament.  This Gospel is the good news of our deliverance from the present evil age.  And in order for us to keep from distorting […]

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