The essence of sin is man substituting himself for God, while the essence of salvation is God substituting himself for man.
Jesus’s freedom is different. It isn’t meant to indicate that the moorings which tether men and women to what is true, beautiful, and holy are unfastened, liberating them to do anything they please.
A Visit with the Transfigured Voice
A seed grows the kingdom of God. A whisper eventually turns the world upside down. A carpenter’s son from nowhere becomes the Savior of everyone. Such is God’s way.
Never Tell Me the Odds: On the Implausible and Improbable Deliverance of God
God picks the unexpected and the unlikely, and goes to the unforeseen places, stacking the odds against himself, in order that age after age might stand in open-mouthed wonder at his sovereignty in and over all things.
Gentle and Lowly: A Reflection on the Love that Will Not Let Us Go
For sinners who cannot seem to get out of their own way, Dane brings to bear the gospel of Christ’s heart, which aerates one’s spiritual lungs with undiluted grace.
The Gospel of a Fulfilled Law
Despite what the Pharisees believed and advertised, Jesus was not intent upon deconstructing the fundamental tenets of the Old Testament law. Actually, he proceeds to do just the opposite.
Answering the Universal Inquiry of Humanity
Everyone is living as a naked sufferer who’s been duped into believing that the nakedness of suffering has to be covered up.