Daily Devotion: Restoring the Lost Christian Identity

Our identity in Christ is never based upon who we are, what we believe or what we do…

… but rather upon HOW WE LIVE and HOW WE LOVE!

This is the original basis for identity in early Christianity: commonality in good works, not for the sake of our salvation, but in response to our salvation. This is how the world shall know who we are.

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Daily Devotion: The Simple Logic of Christian Universalism

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This is how the little child in Africa who has never heard the Gospel in his or her life still receives salvation should they be killed.

This is the deathblow to exclusive, fundamentalist Christianity.

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Daily Devotion: How “Faith” is Destroying Christianity

You cannot earn Grace. You cannot earn salvation. Nothing you DO in this life can increase the assurance of your claim to salvation and Grace. It is by God’s work alone. Never by your own.

If you must DO ANYTHING to receive salvation, it negates Grace.

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Daily Devotion: Why God Wants You to Have a Broken Spirit

Bible Readings for Thursday March 10th, 2011 – The 1st Week of Lent *Click on each bible passage to expand the text. Psalm 51 1. [To the leader. A Psalm of David, when the prophet Nathan came to him, after he had gone in to Bathsheba.] Have mercy on me, O God, according to your […]

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Daily Devotion: When Mercy Means Using the Sword to Kill

Bible Readings for Tuesday March 8th, 2011 – The Week of The Transfiguration *Click on each bible passage to expand the text. Psalm 78:17-20, 52-55 17. Yet they sinned still more against him, rebelling against the Most High in the desert. 18. They tested God in their heart by demanding the food they craved. 19. […]

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Sunday Devotion: For the Glory of… God?

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Bible Readings for Sunday February 6th, 2011 – The 5th Week of Epiphany *Click on each bible passage to expand the text. Isaiah 58:1-9a [9b-12] 1. Shout out, do not hold back! Lift up your voice like a trumpet! Announce to my people their rebellion, to the house of Jacob their sins. 2. Yet day […]

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Daily Devotion: Keeping Grace to Ourselves

Bible Readings for Wednesday January 19th, 2011 – The 2nd Week of Epiphany *Click on each bible passage to expand the text. Psalm 40:6-17 6. Sacrifice and offering you do not desire, but you have given me an open ear. Burnt offering and sin offering you have not required. 7. Then I said, “Here I […]

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Fear and The Keys to God’s Kingdom

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The Fear Doctrine: Individual Salvation The greatest perversion of God’s love, word and grace is the doctrine of individual salvation. Instead of teaching the biblical principles of radical and final grace for all (which are key to transforming our lives from self-centered fear-inundated creatures of the world, into fearless God-centered disciples of The Kingdom of […]

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