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Cheap Grace and Gratitude

Cheap Grace and Gratitude
by Jordan Ballor

We celebrate the “Thanksgiving” holiday this week in the United States, and it’s therefore an appropriate time to ponder the gifts we have been given and the… 913 more words

American Culture

Matthew 16:24 Commentary

Mat 16:24  Then said Jesus unto his disciples,…

If any man will come after me,… Some have taken this to be “the cost of discipleship”, which is true in the sense as follows. 442 more words


Philippians 3 (Laying The Past Down)

One of the major hindrances from drawing closer to the Lord is the past. Many are being tormented from their past. One of many ways to mature and grow in the Lord, and be successful in the present and future, we must lay the past down. 735 more words

Making Disciples

Haunting Words

Written by Tim Umphreys
Haunting is a fitting word.

I hear the same commercial every day on my way to work, informing me in a cheesy, yet creepy voice that I need to visit a local haunted house. 460 more words

At great cost

Watching for the Morning of October 25, 2015

Year B

Reformation Sunday

Martin Luther was a pious monk, pastor and Bible professor. He did not set out to start a revolution. 881 more words


Inheriting the Kingdom:

The Rewards of Discipleship. 28 Peter began to say to him, “We have given up everything and followed you.” 29 Jesus said, “Amen, I say to you, there is no one who has given up house or brothers or sisters or mother or father or children or lands for my sake and for the sake of the gospel 30 who will not receive a hundred times more now in this present age: houses and brothers and sisters and mothers and children and lands, with persecutions, and eternal life in the age to come. 1,011 more words


Gospel for September 13, 2015


Mark 8:27-38



The reading under consideration is pivotal to understanding who Jesus is, what he intends to do, and what it means to be his follower. 1,676 more words