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The Eight Spiritual Essentials, Part 6: Grace Rather Than Law

This entry is part 6 of 8 in the series Eight Spiritual Essentials (Article Summaries)

If I were asked to explain how Christianity is unique compared to every other religion in the world, I would say it boils down to this one verse: “By grace you have been saved through faith; and that not of yourselves, it is the gift of God; not a result of works so that no one may boast” (Ephesians 2:8–9).

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Practicing the Presence of God: Part 2

This entry is part 2 of 34 in the series Practicing the Presence of God

In his Wednesday Morning Men’s Fellowship class, Dr. Boa introduces some of the imagery and metaphors associated with living in God’s presence on an ongoing basis: abiding in the vine, walking by the Spirit, setting your mind on the Spirit, rejoicing always, praying without ceasing, running with endurance.

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1 Peter Study, Part 8 (at Christ Church): Rewriting Your Broken Story

This entry is part 8 of 26 in the series 1 Peter Study (at Christ Church)

We all have broken stories and Peter wants us to understand that we can rewrite our story.  We can imbed our story in a greater narrative that begins and ends well.  When we are a part of God’s story our life matters.  When we keep an eternal perspective we understand that the adversity and afflictions of this life will only be brief and the glory will endure.

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