Posts from July 2017

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Did Jesus Know He Was the Messiah?

by Ladd
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For the last number of years, I have been thinking about Jesus, Paul, and the Jewish background to the New Testament. I had become interested in the writings of N.T. Wright and his views surrounding the Second Temple, justification, and covenant. This study has led me to look at the New Testament through new eyes […]

Be the Beating Heart of Jesus

by Ladd
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38 “Therefore, my friends, I want you to know that through Jesus the forgiveness of sins is proclaimed to you. 39 Through him everyone who believes is set free from every sin, a justification you were not able to obtain under the law of Moses. 40 Take care that what the prophets have said does not happen […]

I Am Convinced… Romans 8:38-39

by Ladd
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“For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord.” Romans 8:38-39 When we think […]

Revelation 8:6-13

by Ladd
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Canada Day, July 1st, 2017 – so goes another year. Our little town is overrun with people on this national holiday because we have the best fireworks around and we explode them out over the bay. The echo bouncing off the water and islands combined with just the right amount of night fog sets a […]