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. What if the dissonance in this calendrical coincidence can be harmonized into a deeper melody?
  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. When the Savior gets on our trail, nothing, not even the grave and hell, can stop him.
  6. A “good death” and “good life” are not accomplished through personal striving but are grasped by faith in the promises of God.
  7. 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.
  8. God gives his church a story that helps to make sense of this life.
  9. It would serve us well to embrace the beauty of our diversity within the unity of the body of Christ.
  10. Jesus reveals to them again who He is. And that life can only be given when we feed on Christ.
  11. What (if anything) makes a sermon distinctive?