Law thinking drives us deeper into ourselves, relying on fleshly resources rather than the kind and infinite resources of our Heavenly Father. For example, it is commonly taught in the church that God requires a tithe — meaning a tenth of all. Then people get into all sorts of debates about what God requires: do we tithe […]
Redemption means that God purchases us with the blood of His own Son from the slave market of sin, self and Satan. But instead of making us His slaves, in love, He makes us His sons. The idea here is someone loving a person in bondage and slavery so much that they say, “I’ll pay […]
Belonging. We all long for it. God has made it a wonderful reality through His New Covenant promise in Hebrews 8:10, “I will be their God, and they shall be My people”. In this episode we explore: God as truly our God, being His people, a part of His family, as sons we are rightful […]
In four critical places in the Bible we read the towering truth: THE JUST SHALL LIVE BY FAITH (Hab 2:4, Rom 1:17, Gal 3:11, Heb 10:38) It doesn’t say (as most Christians think) that “the just shall live by try”, or “struggle” or “striving”. It says FAITH. THE JUST SHALL LIVE BY FAITH The antithesis […]
There’s an all-important context throughout scripture: it’s the Father’s love for us. Understanding this radically transforms our experience in His love.
By Mark VanOuse The love of God does. This is the fullest expression of the Love of God! Love is the most powerful antidote to all that is wrong with us! Nothing has such power to take our minds and hearts and seize them from the stranglehold of temptation, sin and bondage and bring us […]
The child of God has a perfect, full and complete sanctification, because of the perfect and complete life, sufferings, blood, sacrifice and death of Jesus Christ. This is the foundation of the fact that every single person in Christ is perfectly sanctified.
The great truth about what the Bible has to say about sanctification is astounding. When we lay aside man’s wrong definition of “sanctification” and find what the Bible has to say about this incredible truth, is indeed truth that “makes us free” (John 8:32).