We have already established that, like Abraham, we are put in right relationship with God by faith. Now we ask, faith in what? This passage shows us that faith is not a general sense of wellbeing. Faith is not an optimistic view of the future based on hope in the goodness of people. Faith, the […]
It may appear that Abraham is a mere example of someone who once trusted God and somehow illustrates how we are to trust God. But a closer look reveals that Abraham is more than an example. Through Abraham, God moves his plan of salvation toward Christ, reveals the gospel of justification by grace and faith, […]
The heart of the gospel is that God declares us right with himself, based on the righteous work of Christ on the cross, as a gift of grace to be received by faith. The gospel transforms every relationship we have; with God, with ourselves, and with others. This is why we say with the apostle […]
This week, Justin and Scott discuss the concept of indwelling sin. From Sunday, we saw the condition of all humanity, but what role does sin play in our lives now that we have placed our faith in Christ?