Here Paul turns my eyes away from my sins and directs them to Christ, for if I look at my sins, they will destroy me. Therefore, I must look unto Christ who has taken my sins upon himself, crushed the head of the serpent and become the blessing.
Chad and Daniel make a sprint to the end of Exodus and wrap the book up. There is much about the impact of receiving God's mercy and grace and why work is good. The story of Exodus is really the story of creation and God dwelling with His people. We hope you have enjoyed the journey.
I know it’s hard for some people to put aside old ideas and notions about Christianity, Christians, and church in general. It’s a dug-in skepticism that’s born from a life of bad experiences, and even worse Christian jargon and teachings. It’s pushing back against all of it.
Dual narratives are unfolding in our lives at every moment. There’s the story we’re writing, and the one penned by the Spirit. A great deal of overlap exists between these two narratives, but there’s plenty of divergence as well. The story we’re writing goes something like this...
Yes, we confess Jesus died for the sins of the whole world. Yes, he rose from death to justify all who receive his life-giving sacrifice in faith. But, wait. Full stop. Everybody? Is God’s forgiveness really that indiscriminate?
It's all eschatology in this episode as Daniel and Erick wrap up Matthew 24. Skies going dark, trumpets, a thief in the night and the Pentecost. That's right, Pentecost. How do we look at all these things and what impact do they have on how we believe and live. It's a different kind of episode. Check it out!