1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. Sometimes, we get prayer dementia. We can’t remember what we were going to pray for, we can’t put the words together, and, frustrated, there is nothing we can do but sigh and groan.
  4. The more I got to know Dr. Rosenbladt, the more I saw that he wasn’t a man divided.
  5. Anyone could tell he enjoyed teaching theology and loved his students.
  6. In the Word, you find peace. It proclaims peace first between you and God because of Jesus. That empowers you to deal peacefully with others and brings you peace of mind.
  7. In normal human relationships, when reconciliation is necessary, we place the burden on the person who did wrong, who disrupted the relationship.
  8. A “good death” and “good life” are not accomplished through personal striving but are grasped by faith in the promises of God.
  9. Your justification isn’t a matter of “Jesus plus” anything.
  10. It would serve us well to embrace the beauty of our diversity within the unity of the body of Christ.
  11. When the waters of anxiety and depression rise, there is One who understands.