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Substitution Explained

…the essence of sin is man substituting himself for God, while the essence of salvation is God substituting himself for man.
~John Stott The Cross of Christ

Christian

Husbands, How are you doing as the head of your home?

“If ‘headship’ means ‘power’ in any sense, then it is power to care not to crush,
Power to serve not to dominate, Power to facilitate self-fulfillment not to frustrate or destroy it. 38 more words

Devotional Thoughts

Seeing Ourselves in Light of the Cross - John Stott

“Every time we look at the cross Christ seems to be saying to us, ‘I am here because of you. It is your sin I am bearing, your curse I am suffering, your debt I am paying, your death I am dying.’ Nothing in history or in the universe cuts us down to size like the cross. 126 more words

Pride

John Stott on Conversion

“Social responsibility becomes an aspect not of Christian mission only, but also of Christian conversion. It is IMPOSSIBLE to be truly converted to God without being thereby converted to our neighbor.”

-John R.W. Stott

Missions

Mars Hill Postmortem

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Likewise, John Stott writes:

The Christian minister should be preoccupied with the people’s spiritual progress and care nothing for his own prestige.

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Ministry

The Biblical Centrality of the Church

How important is the church in the life of the believer in Christ?  How important is the church in the plan & purpose of God? Many professing believers in our day have a rather low view of the church – they either think poorly of the church, or they just don’t think much about her at all. 541 more words

Books & Other Resources

Prayer Quote of the Week

To pray is not only to be truly godly;
it is also to be truly human.

– John R. W. Stott

Christianity