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CLICK HERE to read now (PDF Format) Greg Albrecht: Destroyed But Not Defeated– pg. 3 Brad Jersak: Grace Is the Real Offense– pg. 7 Blair Baker: Keep Shining – pg. 10 Jonathan Foster: My Soul Is Like a Chiminea – pg. 11 Brad Jersak: With Hope for All, Why Share Our Faith? -pg. 15
By Greg Albrecht What a friend we have in Jesus! So goes that great old hymn—and its message is the gospel truth. In John 15:9-17 Jesus encourages us to remain in him and with him. In the Authorized King James Version the word used is "abide." Jesus is requesting that we stay with him. He's saying, "Don't move away. Don't wander away. Stay with me. Remain with me." Jesus is saying, "Keep your eyes and focus on me. Don't ever stop looking to me as the absolute center of your faith. Don't allow religious ceremonies and rituals to confuse you—so that you think our relationship (your friendship with me) depends on you." This passage is a part of a ...
In the final analysis, we are thankful not for things or a "what"-but a Who. In the ultimate and final sense, our thanksgiving is for the immeasurable grace of our Master.
CLICK HERE to read now (PDF Format) Articles: Religion: Where Is the Love? – pg. 1 Not That Kind of Christian – pg. 2 The Power of God's Love – pg. 5 Happy 100th Birthday – pg. 6 Crowned with Tender Mercies – pg. 7 Quotes & Connections – pg. 8 CLICK on MAGAZINE COVER BELOW for Flipping Page Format [real3dflipbook id="186"]
When giving their "testimonies" some talk about "getting" saved - is that what happens? Can anyone actually "get" saved?
When all is said and done, our relationship with God all comes down to CHRIST ALONE - faith and grace are themselves rooted and grounded in Christ, who is the very center of all that we are.
Join us for GRACE ALONE, the second message in this three part series, as Greg considers the much misunderstood, mis-used and abused topic of God's amazing grace.
We begin a three parts series which will carefully consider this phrase, so often used here at CWR. This week, we'll the teaching given to us in Romans 4:13-25 about FAITH ALONE.
While the kingdom of God is very much present in our lives now, the kingdom also has a future tense, when it comes in its fullness.
Accusations and condemnations continue among competing churches and denominations - as do church splits and divisions. And then there's the seemingly endless, strident messages from many pulpits about non-Christians. What is a Christ-centered perspective about all of this angry rhetoric?
He doesn't call us a slave or a servant- nor does he insist that we keep our distance, as he is our teacher and we are merely his disciples and students.
"To err is human, to forgive is divine." Divine forgiveness, illustrated in the Parable of the Unforgiving Servant, involves no bookkeeping.