Tag: Sin


GOOD, BAD, GOOD, GOOD

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8th January

Starting the gospel in the wrong place makes it seem less good than it is.



A FISH OUT OF WATER ISN’T FREE

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17th December

We were made for the waters of God’s love. And a fish out of water isn’t free—it’s dead.



MORE SINFUL, MORE LOVED

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4th December

We are more sinful AND more loved in Christ than we ever realized.


YOU WILL BE LIKE GOD

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17th July

Satan’s lie and God’s promise are, “You will be like God.” Grace makes all the difference.



CRIME AND PUNISHMENT

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10th July

The cross of Christ is the ultimate answer to every injustice.



YOUTOPIA

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3rd April

Disney’s “Zootopia” offers two dead-ends for life, but the gospel of Jesus surpasses both.


YOU’VE GOT A FRIEND IN ME

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14th February

The grace of Jesus transforms us into friends who truly love others.



FREEDOM IN, NOT FREEDOM FROM

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31st January

Joy is not found by rejecting God’s design but by receiving it in Jesus. Freedom in, not freedom from.



SCANDALOUS FORGIVENESS

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25th October

God’s offer of forgiveness is so scandalous that it’s hard to believe.



EVERYTHING IS AWESOME?

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19th June

The ‘gospel’ according to The LEGO Movie isn’t good news at all. It’s a recipe for disaster.



NO MORE SHAME

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14th June

Jesus takes our sin and shame, replacing them with God’s love, acceptance, and purity.



WITH US, FOR US, AGAINST US

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28th March

God is with us. God is for us. God is against us.