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. Paul knew that, without the resurrection, the Christian life was a “Smells Like Teen Spirit” video.
  3. This article is written by guest contributor, Christopher J. Richmann.
  4. 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.
  5. The more I got to know Dr. Rosenbladt, the more I saw that he wasn’t a man divided.
  6. Anyone could tell he enjoyed teaching theology and loved his students.
  7. God demonstrates his great love for us in the actions of Jesus, who came down into the flesh and soaked up all our sin.
  8. In normal human relationships, when reconciliation is necessary, we place the burden on the person who did wrong, who disrupted the relationship.
  9. A “good death” and “good life” are not accomplished through personal striving but are grasped by faith in the promises of God.
  10. 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.
  11. Your justification isn’t a matter of “Jesus plus” anything.