Jesus our Deliverer

The central message of the gospel of Jesus Christ is freedom!  Freedom from self-centeredness, freedom from hostility and bitterness, freedom from anxiety and all kinds of fears, freedom from bondage to evil habits of any type.  This is the freedom He has come to give us.  This passage answers the question all sincere Christians have,

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The Law Holy Righteous and Good

The Law shows us we need a Savior, and serves a powerful purpose in our lives.  Once we’ve chosen Jesus as our Savior and His Spirit indwells us we don’t live under the Law – but neither are we lawless people.  We live by the Law of the love of Christ.  We live in an

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Is the Law Sin?

In the first few verses of Romans 7 Paul shows us how the Law only applies to one who is alive and gives the illustration of marriage to teach us that we’ve died to Mr. Law so that we might be married to Mr. Grace.  With all of Paul’s instructions that we’ve died to the

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A New Way of Living

Many well meaning Christians are afraid to teach Paul’s instructions that we are no longer under the Law for fear Christians will go sin crazy.  However, their fear ignores what the scripture clearly teaches – the Law is no antidote to sinning but provokes even more sinning.  Sin’s antidote is not the Law but living in relationship with

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Belong to Another

When I first heard the gospel I didn’t have any problem accepting my need of a Savior.  There was plenty of evidence to support that fact!  The Gospel was Good News for me.  I was told salvation was a gift to be received by grace through faith.  In 1979, I prayed the sinners prayer and

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