My Big Fat Sloppy Sanctification, by Mike Adams

My Big Fat Sloppy Sanctification, by Mike Adams

Guest Bloggers Guest Bloggers
Thursday September 10, 2015

sanctification

Life is messy. Sloppy, really. We like to pretend it isn’t, but it is. We prefer hiding behind whatever mask we’re wearing in the moment that we think hides our messiness and undone-ness from others. But it doesn’t. Not really. Nowhere is this more true than inside the church.

Why the Burden is Lighter Than You Think

Why the Burden is Lighter Than You Think

Chad West Chad West
Thursday March 26, 2015

doctrines of grace sanctification

I was at a get-together the other night and someone asked if anyone else had the experience of feeling guilty and not being able to tell if it was true guilt or if it came from the years of the superficial guilt over everything we were indoctrinated with by the weak religion of our youths. It was one of those moments where my chest tightened with excitement and my eyes widened. It’s a struggle I’ve had for years.

Beware of New Year’s Resolutions

Beware of New Year’s Resolutions

Erik Guzman Erik Guzman
Tuesday December 30, 2014

jesus sanctification

It’s actually kinda funny. When we walk with God, aware of his presence, unconditional love and guidance, we’re already where we’re going. When we lose ourselves in him, we’re already Home. May you enjoy the walk. Happy New Year!

Jessica Thompson - Sanctify Them in the Truth

Jessica Thompson - Sanctify Them in the Truth

Jessica Thompson Jessica Thompson
Friday June 6, 2014

sanctification

“Sanctify them in the truth; your word is truth.” How sanctification occurs is a source of great disagreement among believers. This verse speaks directly to the heart of it. It comes in the middle of Jesus’ “High Priestly Prayer” of John 17. Jesus is praying to His Father immediately before going to the Garden and then to the cross. In this beautiful prayer, we have the answer to our disagreement.

Root & Fruit

Root & Fruit

Erik Guzman Erik Guzman
Wednesday March 12, 2014

doctrines of grace salvation sanctification

I recently started a garden. I’ve been growing tomatoes, peppers, green beans and squash. Well, I’ve been trying to grow those things. I thought I should probably have some idea how to produce my own food just in case the manure continues to hit the fan here in the good ol’ U. S. of A. If it does, the most important thing I’ve learned from gardening is that I’m going to starve. It’s not that I couldn’t grow anything, it’s just that I couldn’t grow much.

The Gospel vs. Moralism

The Gospel vs. Moralism

Monday February 17, 2014

doctrines of grace sanctification

Underneath all of our behavioral sins lies a fundamental refusal to rest in Christ’s salvation. According to Martin Luther:

"All those who do not at all times trust God and . . . trust in his favor, grace and good-will, but seek his favor…