Ultimately, I cannot recommend this book (or this series) highly enough. You should buy them. You should read them. You should discuss them. You should apply them. Enjoy!
A preached gospel has the power to reveal the righteousness of God, but the suppression of truth has the power to reveal his wrath.
I need God to pierce the calluses of my hard heart and peel away my dragon skin. I would rather suffer the painful confrontaion between my sins and God’s grace than feel nothing at all.
Be not ashamed of the gospel! Instead, share the gospel because it is the power of God to save!
Because he didn’t stay dead, Jesus has the power to demand the allegiance of his people; to keep the promises of his father; and to command the obedience of the nations.
Often, when I am crafting a sermon the pieces come together pretty easily and require only minor edits and adjustments. Sometimes, though, everything changes. This was one of those times. So, I am including the notes from the sermon I did preach, and the notes from the sermon I almost preached in this post.
This is Bradford, he is one of Redemption Church’s prosective elders.