works-based Christianity

Forms of False Christianity: Part 7 – Works-Based Christianity

Good works and/or rites (baptism/communion/circumcision - more subtle forms of works) = salvation. For he is not a Jew who is one outwardly, nor is circumcision that which is outward in the flesh. But he is a Jew who is one inwardly; and circumcision is that which is of the heart, by the Spirit, not by the letter; and his praise … Continue reading Forms of False Christianity: Part 7 – Works-Based Christianity

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Read Through the Bible – Day #91 – Acts Chapter 2

The Day of Pentecost When the day of Pentecost had come, they were all together in one place. And suddenly there came from heaven a noise like a violent rushing wind, and it filled the whole house where they were sitting. And there appeared to them tongues as of fire distributing themselves, and they rested on each one of them. And they were all filled … Continue reading Read Through the Bible – Day #91 – Acts Chapter 2

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Sacrifice

It's vanity to think that I can offer anything Of import or significance to the Source of everything My praise, my efforts, and my prayers are made possible by my King. There is no gift that comes from me, no self-made offering. The life I live, the air I breathe - The lungs and voice … Continue reading Sacrifice

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Why Jesus Hates Religion: Part 9 – Division in the Body

Finding the Sacred Everywhere Can you meet God anywhere? Even in an uncomfortable setting - perhaps something different from what you grew up with? Or, when visiting another church fellowship, are you so distracted and annoyed by the furniture, the different worship style, the theological differences on small, non-central issues, the way people dress, or … Continue reading Why Jesus Hates Religion: Part 9 – Division in the Body