Archive Monthly Archives: January 2018

By Grace Through Faith

Today we continue with our Growing in Grace discipleship course with Part 4, which is titled “By Grace through Faith.” Our two memory passages on this subject from the Navigator’s Topical Memory System are Ephesians 2:8-9 and Titus 3:5. Ephesians 2:8-9, 8For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your […]

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It’s Covered: Understanding the Atonement

Today we continue our Growing in Grace discipleship course with topic #3, which is atonement, one of the most central themes—and most important subjects—in the entire Bible. The two memory passages which speak to this topic are Romans 5:8 and 1 Peter 3:18. Romans 5:8, “God shows his love for us in that while we […]

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The Necessity of Judgment

Today we continue Growing in Grace with Topic #2 in Romans 6:23 and Hebrews 9:27 under the title, “The Necessity of Judgment.” Hebrews 9:27, “It is appointed for man to die once, and after that comes judgment.” Romans 6:23, “For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life […]

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The “All-ness” of Sin

This is Chapter 1 in Growing in Grace: a 36-Week Discipleship Course. Listen to the content as delivered to Creekstone Church in Dahlonega, GA:  While some of us raise our own chickens for eggs, most of us buy our eggs at the grocery store. If you are like me, before you choose a carton to purchase, […]

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Growing in Grace: a 36-Week Discipleship Course

At some point in our spiritual journey, most of us confess to being stagnant, withering, or depleted. This is why I am developing a course this year that will set you on a path leading to spiritual health and growth called “Growing in Grace.” In fact, if you actively participate in this plan, I guarantee […]

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The Gospel According to Plato

The ancient Greek philosopher Plato (428-347 B.C.) believed that everything in the material world is a shadow of that which is eternally true, beautiful, and good. While what we see is imperfect, especially concerning humans, there is something about humanity (and all other facets of the material world) that leads us to conclude that there […]

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How to deal with tragedy’s grief?

Listen here: Yesterday was such a beautiful day. After the Creekstone 101 seminar wrapped up around noon, I decided to head up to R-Ranch north of town and treat myself to a few hours of walking the grounds. My plan was to head back home by dinner, hang out with the family and then dive […]

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