'death' Tagged Posts

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Living Life Backward

How does one actually live life backward? The idea is that you take the one thing in your future that is certain – death – and you let that reality inform everything about your life now. In other words, to live life backward is to live with the end in mind. While that may sound like a morbid approach to living, the Bible reveals that it’s the only way anyone can begin to live life joyfully. As David Gibson states,…

Jesus, the Sinless Substitute

Having laid the foundation of God’s loving and righteous rule, and having seen man’s rebellion against our God and deserving of His divine judgment, we’re now in the position to consider the central message of the Bible – the gospel. The gospel is the good news about who Jesus is and what He has done to rescue sinners from judgment and reconcile them back to God! THE SINLESS SUBSTITUTE Though humanity deserved nothing less than condemnation and eternal separation from God, in His…

Rebellious Creature and Condemned Sinner

As a church, we are seeking to grow in knowing, understanding, and sharing the gospel with others. This simple framework is designed to help us in our conversations: God. Man. Christ. Response. We’ve considered how the Gospel is rooted in the reality that God is the loving creator and righteous ruler of all. As His creation, we were designed to find our joy, satisfaction, and life in a relationship with Him, submitting to His good rule over us (Revelation 4:11). The Reality of Man’S CONDITION Although we…