Romans 7: Law and Grace

A few preface remarks: first, I am vastly under-qualified to be writing this.  Not just in the sense that every man is unqualified to truly convey an understanding of an infinite and wonderful God, but also in the sense that I am no Biblical scholar.  That said, I hold to the Westminster Confession of Faith …

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Bell tower of Catedral de Maria Santa de la Sede.  Also known as Seville Cathedral, this is the largest cathedral in the world - though both St. Peter's in London and the Basilica are larger churches, they are not the seats of bishops and thus, not cathedrals.  I will have a series of posts over …

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Powerful reminder as we start the new year – are we changing ourselves to better model Christ or to model Christians?

“Live the cross, it ain’t a chain or design ’cause sin is wack,
Don’t wear one on your chest if you don’t bear one on your back.”
-Pick It Up, Andy Mineo

a messy sanctuary

The Bible has no disclaimer saying “this might offend you, read with caution.” Similarly, this post will have no disclaimer at the end telling you that what you read is “to each his own.”

Let me tell you something, Christian to Christian, believer to believer. Maybe you are not a believer, but you have noticed this trend with your Christian friends. Here it is: WE (Christians) ARE MIRRORING THE WORLD.

What? Let me explain.

In trying to be inclusive and loving to everyone, which in itself is a good thing, we are becoming no different than the world around us, except for the big fat Christian label we place on ourselves. This is dangerous.

With that being said…listen. The church is not for us. It is not a sanctuary for ourselves. The church’s purpose is to glorify the Most High, the Father of the Universe, the…

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