Contributed on Oct 24, 2005
God’s power to save is pure and perfect. It is the gospel of Jesus Christ. Nothing more, nothing less.
What is it that really gets you going? What gets your emotions stirred and fills you with a fight or flight mode so that you MUST do something? If you saw someone you love about to be injured or killed would you not warn them? Would you not take immediate action or cry out to them to help ...read more
Contributed on Oct 31, 2005
Walking according to the truth of the Gospel can be inconvenient and uncomfortable at times. It can happen to the best of us, just ask Peter.
Follow me in this extended reading from Galatians: Galatians 1:11 For I would have you know, brethren, that the gospel which was preached by me is not according to man. 13 For you have heard of my former manner of life in Judaism, how I used to persecute the church of God beyond measure, and ...read more
Contributed on Nov 5, 2005
Is it law or faith, Moses or Abraham, curse or promise? The way of blessing must often be defended. Do you belong to Christ?
When was the last time you had a big argument? Some of you may not be able to remember it, on the other hand, perhaps you had one on the way to church this morning. Arguing is what we do with people when we want them to see our perspective about something we disagree on. Galatians records ...read more
Contributed on Nov 14, 2005
There are two tempting traps that return us to slavery. One is clearly sinful, the other looks and smells religious, but actually is bondage. Paul asks, "Who’s your Mother?" It makes all the difference!
It was April 17, 1957 at 12:05 a.m. in a hospital in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. A baby boy was born to Charles and Betty Nance. He was their first born son. Three years earlier they had a daughter, and five and seven years later they would have two more boys. This is my family. You know, I had no ...read more