‘Jesus Christ’ died ‘for our sins’. This is Good News. It is not to be kept to ourselves – He died ‘for the sins of the whole world’. We have ‘fellowship with the Father and with His Son Jesus Christ’. ‘We have fellowship with one another’. These blessings are not to be kept to ourselves. […]Read More Don’t keep the Good News to yourself!
We affirm our faith in Jesus Christ, the living Word of God, and in the Bible, the written Word of God without claiming to have a full and perfect understanding of the faith we confess. “the hesitations and doubts that are present at many points (in modern theology) do not in themselves indicate a deep […]Read More The Gospel, the Bible and Theology
Acts 2:37-38 The question is our question. The answer must always be God’s answer. We ask the question. We cannot give the answer. In ourselves, there is no answer. We are “far off” (Acts 2:39). We know about our sin, but we cannot give to ourselves the forgiveness of sin. We know about the emptiness […]Read More God’s Answer to our question
Isaiah 53:1-12; Mark 15:33-16:20 The story of Jesus didn’t end with His death. Beyond His death, there is His resurrection. The risen Lord says, “Go into all the world and preach the Gospel to every creature” (Mark 16:15). Gospel means Good News – The Good News which comes to us from God the Father; – […]Read More Good News: Isaiah 53:1-12; Mark 15:33-16:20
Berkouwer emphasizes both objectivity and subjectivity. He does this by emphasizing that faith’s subjective certainty is rooted in the truth of the Gospel. “Faith involves a certain subjectivity, … a subjectivity which has meaning only as it is bound to the gospel.” (Faith and Justification, p. 30). “the church’s … certainty is bound to certain […]Read More Our Faith is rooted in the Truth of the Gospel.
Couldn’t care less! Can’t be bothered! Many people have this attitude toward Jesus Christ and His Church. Perhaps, it’s your attitude right now as you begin to read this invitation. God’s attitude to you is exactly the opposite. He cares for you! He is bothered with you! God’s care! God’s “being bothered”! Doesn’t that make […]Read More Time For A Change
We thank You, Lord, for Your ‘Good News’ – Help us to ‘shout for joy’. As we receive ‘Good News’from You, may we sing ‘songs of joy’. We thank You for the Good News of Your reign – ‘Your God reigns’ and the Good News of our redemption – ‘The Lord has redeemed’ us. Help […]Read More We Thank You, Lord, For Your Good News.