1. Dispel some of that darkness bottled up inside you, with the grace first shared to us by Christ that is now ours to share with those around us.
  2. In our catastrophes - whatever they may be, however large or small they are - we cry out for rescue, deliverance, and salvation.
  3. Like Jacob, sinners approach the Heavenly Father wearing the clothes of their older brother, Jesus.
  4. What we do much less of, even in Christian circles, is recognize just how pervasive sin is, such that it has thoroughly corrupted us.
  5. Now that the Lord of Sabaoth has involved himself, something ends, something is born.
  6. Instead of a death sentence, those brothers hear the words of deliverance.
  7. I have to believe that grace - God’s grace - will be waiting on the other side.
  8. The cross not only stands as the measure of our hatred of God but also as the measure of God’s love for us.
  9. The gospel is for sinners – both the tax collector and Pharisee, both in need of the Great Physician.
  10. God chose Russell Brand, chose to defy his fast-escaping life and drink up all his swift-running sin in the River Thames.
  11. The profound significance of Christ’s resurrection comes from the threefold justification it provides: it justifies the sinner, the sinner’s hope, and God himself.
  12. In Israel today, it's still possible to witness the same scene the disciples saw 2000 years ago when the Bedouin shepherds bring their flocks home from various pastures at the end of the day.