The gospel alone liberates you to live a life of scandalous generosity, unrestrained sacrifice, uncommon valor, and unbounded courage.
- March 06, 2013 |
Jesus never turns anyone away who truly wants to know him.
- March 06, 2013 |
Here are four good reasons to read good books: To know, to grow, to lead, and to love.
February 26 would have been Johnny Cash’s 81st birthday. Unlike many celebrities whose name dies out with the obituaries of their fan base, Cash continues to matter. And I think it matters that we understand why.
Anyone who has been a Christian for almost any length of time understands God as “our Father.” Having received salvation at the age of twenty-one, I, too, understood the concept of God as Father but it wasn’t until last year—at the age of fifty-two—that I truly began to understand the fatherhood of God beyond the abstract.
Sometimes it is the redefinition of a word or phrase that is at the heart of our most important cultural transformations – and challenges.
As with all of Keller’s books, this one is full of the gospel and full of powerful quotes. Here are just a few favorites...
Grace, not law, produces love-the love for God and neighbor that Jesus teaches. His love for us begets love from us.
Apart from God no one can be saved. That’s the whole point of the camel through the eye of a needle.
The first step in getting well is to admit you have a problem.
- March 01, 2013 |
Here are 52 sermons for Good Friday and Easter
I do not know what tends to occupy your life. If you are like most people, including myself, it trends toward the trivial and mundane.
The final tragedy is to know Jesus so well that you don't know him at all.
- February 27, 2013 |
Christians have throughout the centuries—and most especially following the Protestant Reformation—arrived at very different understandings about a multitude of issues related to the teaching and practice of the Christian faith. Unfortunately, we tend to form enclaves around these doctrinal understandings, which are eventually institutionalized.
- February 25, 2013 |