God-Thoughts

saved by grace

Justified by the Law Or Saved by Grace?

We are saved by grace, not works. We DO the law (Ten Commandments) as it is not voided by grace. We are only saved by grace through faith.

When and Where is the Kingdom?

Where and When is the Kingdom?

There is a kingdom that is and is yet to come. We are saved and included in that kingdom only by the grace of the delay.

Our Distinctive Lens

Our Distinctive Lens

This lens can be reduced to 2 questions: what does the Bible say we should do and believe? And what does it say not to do and not to believe?

Who cares about theology?

Who Cares About Theology?

We must not grow weary of the pursuit of truth. Theology is nothing less than the pursuit of knowing God Himself.

I Dreamed of the Kingdom

I Dreamed of the Kingdom of God

God’s eternal kingdom will begin when Jesus Christ, having put all enemies under His feet, turns the kingdom over to the father.

Old Testament

Mining the Old Testament for Treasure

The Old Testament was a powerful tool used by the gospel writers and the apostle Paul to proclaim the gospel of salvation.

How Does Prayer Transform You? Part 2

How Does Prayer Transform You? Part 2

Through prayer we can enter a deep and intimate relationship with our abba father, we can share his heart and work.

How Does Prayer Transform You, Part 1

How Does Prayer Transform You? Part 1

Prayer is the interactive work of the Word, Holy Spirit and human intellect that God uses to build a relationship between himself and you.

Everyone's a theologian

Everyone’s a Theologian!

An accurate understanding of God is essential to loving and serving Him well. Reading and studying the Bible makes you a theologian.

What is the Gospel?

What is the Gospel?

What is the gospel? Before I answer that, we need to understand that many people answer the question with much excess baggage.