1. There is no AA for legalists. At least not officially. But there ought to be, and it should be called your local church.
  2. We are the fruit that grows from the branch, which extends from the trunk of the tree, which is rooted in the soil that it grows out of, which is all Christ.
  3. At the Transfiguration, we say farewell to alleluia and hello to the horrific reality of our lost condition.
  4. In a world—and even a church—full of distractions, thank God for Rod Rosenbladt. He pointed us to Jesus and Jesus alone.
  5. 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.
  6. God never delights in seeing his children struggle or suffer. But God does desire that we trust him no matter what the circumstances might look like.
  7. When we believe in Jesus as the true and better fulfillment of every promise made to Abraham, we, too, are counted as righteous in the same way that he was — by faith.
  8. Jesus will lead us through the deep waters onto the dry land of that celestial shore, where he will wipe away every tear from our eyes.
  9. The essence of what it means to be a son or daughter of Abraham, an inheritor of the Abrahamic promise, was irrevocably tethered to faith.
  10. Anderson encourages us to meditate upon the ways that Christ truly is the end of our exploring.
  11. Your justification isn’t a matter of “Jesus plus” anything.
  12. Jesus reveals to them again who He is. And that life can only be given when we feed on Christ.