1. Jonah’s biggest blunder was a failure to understand that God’s grace is always undeserved and always falls on those who are unworthy of it.
  2. Patrick's breakthrough came when he began to leverage his knowledge of the native language and customs to build a bridge between Irish lore and the Christian mythos.
  3. We can interpret "be the Church" as either law or gospel.
  4. The church is called to preach the good news of Jesus Christ. Where is that message found? In every blade of grass, on every page of Scripture.
  5. This is the sound of freedom. The Eternal One died so that we who are dying might live eternally with him.
  6. He declared you what you might not always feel you are, but what you were from the moment he knew you, before you were you, when he foreknew you.
  7. He shows up when we are at our worst to usher us back to his side, lead us to repentance, rescue us, and reclaim us as his own.
  8. There is no AA for legalists. At least not officially. But there ought to be, and it should be called your local church.
  9. What if the dissonance in this calendrical coincidence can be harmonized into a deeper melody?
  10. The more I got to know Dr. Rosenbladt, the more I saw that he wasn’t a man divided.
  11. Christ's resurrection does not merely negate the bitterness of sin; it changes it into a source of divine sweetness, embodying the promise of a new life for us and a restored existence overshadowed by heavenly hope.