“The Christian Church has mostly reduced Christ’s ministry to one of dying to placate an angry God bent on punishing the sinners. According to this limited view, the death of Christ was payment on behalf of sinners; providing God with the legal right to forgive sins, past, present and future. More seriously, it damages the doctrine of grace.”
Like many middle-borns in the birth order, I confess to being somewhat obsessed with fairness and the parable of “The Workers in the Vineyard” triggers my injustice meter.
Grace is not about you and how good or bad you are. It’s about Jesus and what He has done. And that is something worth sharing.
In the parable of the unmerciful servant, we get a play by play of a man who just like each of us wants forgiveness but yet does not extend the same mercy and kindness to others.
The Greek word for grace (charis) is often translated with the English word “favour”. But there is one point that is often missed according to the custom of the ancient world.
Why 81-year-old Richard Lillywhite considers his experience of being burgled a blessing.
Are modern pastors preaching like Ellen White?
Pastor Luther Taniveke asks the question many people are asking at this time of uncertainty: how can we be saved? His answer is an oldie but a goodie.
“And grace will lead us home.”
FOR OUR SAKES: Dr Norman Young unveils the depth of Jesus’ atoning substitution.