Recently, as a birthday gift, my son took me to a lecture by David Brooks, New York Times columnist, commentator on PBS News Hour and Meet the Press, and author of… 425 more words
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A Life of Discipleship: Reflections on Living in Christ's Presence by Dallas Willard and John Ortberg
I remember when I first came to know Jesus Christ 20 years ago and was learning how to redirect my life, many people in my church helpfully shared their favorite Scripture verses to encourage me. 1,075 more words
Dallas Willard (“The Spirit of the Disciplines”, Harper & Row, 1988) writes this:
“We’ve all heard of ‘cheap grace.’ But ‘cheap grace’ as a concept didn’t just come merely from our wanting to have God’s mercy and bounty at bargain basement prices. 400 more words
Would you be comfortable with a celebrating savior?
The Jesus Christians often portray is not someone who would be considered enjoyable to be around.
We portray Jesus in many ways: the wise teacher, the comforting healer, the zealous prophet, the suffering servant. 346 more words