1. Bathed in the waters of baptism, you are placed in God's path of totality, a path he won for each and every one of us.
  2. 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.
  3. Paul knew that, without the resurrection, the Christian life was a “Smells Like Teen Spirit” video.
  4. This article is written by guest contributor, Christopher J. Richmann.
  5. He represents our likeness, fulfills it, and so has the prerogative to reproduce his likeness in us.
  6. Sin is a heavy thing to bear. Its jacket is shame, its medals are guilt.
  7. 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.
  8. The more I got to know Dr. Rosenbladt, the more I saw that he wasn’t a man divided.
  9. Anyone could tell he enjoyed teaching theology and loved his students.
  10. In normal human relationships, when reconciliation is necessary, we place the burden on the person who did wrong, who disrupted the relationship.
  11. A “good death” and “good life” are not accomplished through personal striving but are grasped by faith in the promises of God.
  12. Your justification isn’t a matter of “Jesus plus” anything.