Daily Devotional: Grace Call Us To Jesus

It is a fatal misunderstanding of grace to suppose that grace excuses us from following Jesus.  In fact all throughout the New Testament we see that grace bring forgiveness but it also empowers obedience to Jesus.  In other words grace without discipleship, obedience, and sacrifice isn’t grace at all because grace isn’t just about the forgiveness of sins, it is also about becoming like Jesus. … More Daily Devotional: Grace Call Us To Jesus

Advent: December 20 – Already Like God

In God’s story our identity is always something we receive, not something we achieve.  We see this in the very beginning.  Adam and Eve didn’t do anything to be made in God’s image.  It wasn’t that God held a competition and the humans won out, so we got to be crowned with glory.  No, being made in God’s image was something God did.  It was a gift of grace to celebrate, rest in, and enjoy by faith. … More Advent: December 20 – Already Like God