Posts tagged with ‘Christ’

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Simply Point Them to Jesus

by Ladd
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13 People were bringing little children to Jesus for him to place his hands on them, but the disciples rebuked them. 14 When Jesus saw this, he was indignant. He said to them, “Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of God belongs to such as these. 15 Truly […]

Four Aspects of the Law

by Ladd

20 “For no human being will be justified in His sight by works of the law, since through the law comes knowledge of sin. 21 But now, the righteousness of God has been manifested apart from the law, although the law and the prophets bear witness to it, 22 The righteousness of God through faith […]

Invitation Back To the Garden

by Ladd

A friend of mine was recently talking to a friend of his about grace and the joy of experiencing Christ when suddenly his friend blurted out, “that’s nice but lets talk about the meat of the Bible.” When my friend recounted the conversation to me in an email I was a bit shocked that anyone […]

The Wonder of an Eye

by Ladd

Last post I wrote about how our post-Darwinian society can trace its roots back to the thinking of Epicurus and his rejection of the gods in favor of random clashing atoms to explain life. We saw how the Roman poet Lucretius revived the philosophy less than seventy years before Jesus appeared on the scene and […]

The World Around Us

by Ladd

Last weekend we laid my Aunt Grace to rest. She led a gracious and joyous life, and I have yet to meet anyone who had a bad word to say about her. She also lived a life secure in her trust in the grace of God that would carry her through the good times as […]

Cross the Threshold

by Ladd

Jesus said, “I am the door; if anyone enters through me, he shall be saved, and shall go in and out, and find pasture. The thief comes only to steal, and kill, and destroy; I came that they might have life, and might have it abundantly. John 10: 9,10 John is contrasting Jesus to the […]