Imagine two scenarios of church life. In the first, God gathers his people together in a covenantal event to judge and to justify, to kill and to make alive. The emphasis is on God’s work for us – the Father’s gracious plan, the Son’s saving life, death, and resurrection, and the Spirit’s work of bringing life to the valley of dry bones through the proclamation … Continue reading Which Scenario Best Desribes Your Church?
Words & Music by Keith Getty & Stuart Townend Oh, to see the dawn Of the darkest day: Christ on the road to Calvary. Tried by sinful men, Torn and beaten, then Nailed to a cross of wood. Chorus: This, the pow’r of the cross: Christ became sin for us; Took the blame, bore the wrath— We stand forgiven at the cross. Oh, to see … Continue reading The Power of the Cross
1. A book can preach when the author may not. In days past, men were locked up and were not allowed to preach, so many wrote. 2. A book can preach when the author cannot, that is, when he is physically unable or geographic distance prohibits it. 3. A book can preach when the author is not. Many authors, though dead, still speak today. 4. … Continue reading Use Books To Spread God’s Truth!