The Gospel

Satan’s Two Favorite Lies

BY CHAD BIRD

Jesus cuts right to the chase when it comes to the evil one. He calls the devil “a liar and the father of lies,” (John 8:44). And the father of lies has his pet anti-truths. These lies, repeated often enough, can slowly drown out the promises of God.

Satan’s Two Favorite Lies

The Greatness of the Gospel

BY MARTIN LUTHER

This is one of the best and most glorious Gospel lessons, such as John particularly wrote. It is worthy to be written in golden letters, not upon paper, but if possible upon the heart; it ought to be made the daily lesson and meditation of Christians, who should repeat it to strengthen their faith.

The Greatness of the Gospel

Justification Is Simple

BY DONAVON RILEY

The Gospel is simple to confess. That is, we are justified by faith alone, through Christ alone, without the works of the Law. And so long as we don't add any limits, measures, or conditions to this, the Gospel is easy to confess to others. The message that we are justified by faith alone through Christ Jesus is good news anyone can deliver.

Justification Is Simple

Yes, But...

BY KELSI KLEMBARA

Yes, but. It's a phrase I find myself repeating often in life. When my husband asks for forgiveness, I too often respond, "I forgive you, but…” and then continue with a list of my grievances. When I want to gossip about someone but still uphold the front that I’m really a loving and thoughtful person,” I’ll say something like, “She has a good heart, but…” 

Yes, But...

Ruined

BY PAUL DUNK

I was in Ethiopia a few years back and I had the incredible privilege of preaching in some churches. After one of the services, I was asked if I wanted some coffee. I looked down and saw a small, badly stained pot and some tools I didn't recognize, sitting next to a tiny fire.

Ruined

An Adventure of Grace

BY MARIAH COWARD

I’ve always been a very passionate person. Adventure is my favorite thing. Adventure where? Anywhere. I’ll do it. I’ll go there. I love to discover and push limits. When someone even implies I can’t do something, I prove them wrong. I’ve never been satisfied with simply existing.

An Adventure of Grace

He Knew He Was Going To Die: When Bible Reading Becomes Boring.

BY BRUCE HILLMAN

This is the third time Jesus has told his disciples he is going to be killed.  As I read these passages I am disturbed by how casually and pedestrian they ring in my ear. “Yes, yes, we know this, it’s the gospel, very good, next!”

He Knew He Was Going To Die: When Bible Reading Becomes Boring.

The Gospel: No Strings Attached

BY DOMINICK SANTORE

I don't remember the first time I heard the gospel, but I do remember the first time I began to understand it. It wasn't during a revival meeting, a church function, in an accountability group, or anything like that. It was at home, and I was dealing with exposed sin in my life.

The Gospel: No Strings Attached