Why did Jesus really die? Was it to defeat sin? Was it to appease atonement of godthe wrath of an angry God? Was it so that God wouldn’t have to punish us because He punished Jesus? Was it to ransom us from the devil? Is God a child abuser? All these questions are answered within various theories as to why Jesus died. In this book, Jeremy looks at the four most popular theories: penal substitutionary theory, the moral influence theory, the ransom theory, and the Christus Victor theory.
I love the story of the adulterous woman found in John chapter 8 of the Bible. It is a magnificent picture of God’s scandalous grace. But Jesus went to the Mount of Olives. 2 Early in the morning He came again into the temple, and all the people were coming to Him; and He sat down
I love the fact that God will use any body. I love the fact that He shows kindness to evil and righteous men. He sends the rain upon the just and the unjust. Sometimes, though, we don’t always recognize God’s work in the lives of other people. Sometimes, we don’t want to recognize God’s grace
I hate to admit this but I have fallen prey to the sin of comparison too many times to count. It’s a dangerous sin and one that befalls many in the body of Christ. The sin of comparison is when we compare ourselves to others. As Jesus-followers we are not in competition with each other. We are to compliment