The Inverted Sword

Christians are not called to be agents of wrath, seeking to execute vengeance upon the wicked, but to be agents of peace, seeking rather to bring about their redemption! We don't use force to crush our enemies, we depend upon the grace of God to transform them through the cross of Christ which we carry into this world.

The Covenant People

When we consider the basis for the identity of the Church, we should begin with our identity as God's covenant people.  Once we understand what it means to be God's covenant people, then we can understand what God's covenant people look like as his Church (i.e. Assembly). PAST COVENANT Deuteronomy 7:7-9 (CSB) “The Lord had …

God’s Answer to Sin: 1st John 2:1-2

Exposition of 1st John 2:1-2 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PdJnkLBp0Bg&feature=youtu.be Introduction In John’s first movement, he explains how Christians experience eternal life in fellowship with joy, and to do that he begins with the nature of God. He shows that God’s nature is holy and entirely separate from all darkness; there’s no shadow of deception or unrighteousness in the …