The motivation of grace will always bear greater fruit than demand or coercion.
The third rung on the character ladder is obedience. Without obedience I will not truly know who I am and I will not experience the best of what God has for my life.Ê
God not only loves those that are His, He prepares Oneness with the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit for those who have yet to believe the truth.
If we live in grace, won't that cause us not to do our spiritual disciplines? We are talking about the fears we have about grace.
Why is trust such a key component in fostering a friendship with our children?
How do you avoid falling right back into measuring your standing with God on how you behave. Ephesians 5 gives us insight.
Why does obedience matter to God and what are the effects when we choose our own way? We are digging into the story of Saul for some principles relevant to today.
This week we take a short break from the Theology of Jesus series and talk about one of our favorite bedrock verses.
Today on the podcast we are talking about, "if I actually believe in grace, then won't I get lazy and stop striving for excellence?"
This week John takes us through the story of a hard season with his daughter. He realized that his expectation of trust didn't fit with how active he had been in her life. This epiphany lead to a profound year in their relationship of rebuilding trust together.
This week we start off 2015 by talking about the fantastic retreat Bill, John, and Bruce just experienced. Next week we will be starting in on a new series for the new year.
We continue in Ephesians 3, unpacking God's incredible gospel, His gift of grace.