The Challenge of Forgiveness

Here is the audio of a message given at Dakota Creek Christian Center in Blaine WA on May 27 2012.   If you would like a copy of the powerpoint slides for this message leave a comment and I’ll send it to you.

Why is Jesus the only propitiator?

Here’s a little thought. How come someone other than Jesus can’t die for my sins? Why can’t my dad? Why can’t Mohammed or Buddha or Confucius? How come I can’t die for my sister’s sins? What’s so exclusive to Jesus that only He can die for our sins? Why? Because if I die for anyone’s […]

Alien Intelligence?

  A recent article on NPR’s website postulates that it is credible science to think that aliens had a hand in creating life on earth. As a theist and an old earth advocate (not a young earth creationist), I have to say I marvel at the ends “science” will go to to suppress the obvious […]

1 John 2:15-17

We are a woman being courted by two men, Christ and the world. John urges us to go with the right man, though the wrong man is more flagrant with his promises. 15 Do not love the world nor the things in the world. If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is […]

Futile Exegesis

38 “You do not have His word abiding in you, for you do not believe Him whom He sent. 39 “You search the Scriptures because you think that in them you have eternal life; it is these that testify about Me; 40 and you are unwilling to come to Me so that you may have […]

1 John 2:12-14

12 I am writing to you, little children, because your sins have been forgiven you for His name’s sake. 13 I am writing to you, fathers, because you know Him who has been from the beginning I am writing to you, young men, because you have overcome the evil one I have written to you, […]

The Logic of Law and Grace in the Sermon on the Mount

There is a lot of teaching and conversation going on these days concerning the sermon on the mount. Tullian Tchividjian is currently doing a sermon series on it and the Whitehorse Inn guys just did an excellent series of podcasts on it. It is amazing how clearly the sermon on the mount teaches grace and […]

Grace is the air that love breathes

I haven’t posted in a while because I have been preparing the Reasonable Grace teachings, and I really post here when I feel I have what is for me a breakthrough insight. I’ve been thinking about the subject of this post a lot, and I hope it is clear and comes across as a breakthrough […]