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A La Carte (March 15)

Good morning and delighted Monday. Grace for you today.

(Yesterday on the blog: The Penitential Tear)

It Was Finished Upon That Mix

CityAlight released a beautiful brand new hymn over the weekend, just on time for Easter. I’m sure you will be blessed by it. “Death was as soon as my great opposition / Fear once had a hold on me / But the Boy who died in order to save us / Increased that we would be totally free indeed! / Free of every plan of darkness / Free to live and liberated to love / Loss of life is dead plus Christ is risen! / It was completed upon that cross. ”

In the Name

Ed Welch: “A phrase such as ‘in the name of Jesus’ is too crammed with meaning to be spoken along with little awareness of what is being said. ”

Cosmic Child Abuse (Video)

I’m just catching plan some of the clips from the documentary American Gospel: Christ Crucified and thought I’d share this one which usually refutes the idea that penal substitutionary atonement can make God into a cosmic child abuser.

Five Truths About the Body of Christ

“The Bible’s teaching about the church isn’t easy to grasp. The church is a ‘mystery. ’ It is just with the help of the Ay Spirit that we can definitely begin to understand it at all. But Lord wants us to learn who we are, and so He teaches us through pictures, analogies, and images. ”

Probably the most Lavish Promise associated with God? Immeasurable Pleasure in the Ages to Come

Steve Piper: “ Each and every point of history (even before history), this particular universe is designed within God’s wisdom — and governed by God’s providence — to be a theater for your glory of Our god, manifest consummately in the glory of their grace, enacted with the glory of Christ, which shines many brightly in his struggling for undeserving rebels. ”

Billions Of Cicadas May Be Coming Soon To Trees Near You

Be warned: “ A big event within the insect world will be approaching. Starting at some time in April or even May, depending on latitude, one of the largest broods of 17-year cicadas will emerge from underground in a dozen states, from New York west to The state of illinois and south into north Georgia. This team is known as Brood By, as in the Roman numeral for ten. ”

Rain or Glow, He Showed Up

Erik Raymond reflects on passing away. “ Cold generating rain pelted our umbrella as I shrugged my shoulders plus held them, looking to absorb another centimeter of comfort through my wool headscarf. Looking around, I saw the grief on the looks of friends gathering to pay final values to one who has recently passed from this lifestyle into the next. ”

Flashback: 2 Things to Learn about Killing Sin

This is the usual issue with persons attempting the mortification associated with sin without an fascination with Christ first acquired. It deludes all of them, hardens them—destroys them.

While Satan has a genius within getting people straight into trouble, he has no genius for getting people out. —De Witt Talmage