Tag Archives: new covenant

‘Could’ over ‘should’

The Los Angeles Angels start their American League Division Series against the Kansas City Royals tonight, and after seeing the Royals beat the Oakland Athletics in an amazing wild card playoff game Tuesday, I must admit I’m a little bit … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | 4 Comments

What God did

Yesterday, in the hospital where she works as a Physician’s Assistant in orthopedic trauma, my daughter was repairing a tendon in the finger of a man when she found out he was a guitar-playing pastor. So she asked him if … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged | 2 Comments

New covenant laughter

I recently had the chance to preview a new faith-based movie coming out in the fall called The Identical. It’s actually a faith-based movie that doesn’t seem like one, and I mean that in the best  possible way. In the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged | 1 Comment

Wise Ted

I suppose you could call this a postscript to yesterday’s Day 21 of our 21-Day Challenge. I thought of this story as I was writing yesterday about our experience ministering to the students at Gordon College. This was a similar … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged | Leave a comment

21-Day Challenge: Day 21

The contrasts of the new covenant The new covenant is all about contrasts, and the contrasts present such a different model of Christianity — of any kind of success-oriented teaching, for that matter — that we will miss it if … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged | Leave a comment

21-Day Challenge : Day 20

Life and death We always carry around in our body the death of Jesus, so that the life of Jesus may also be revealed in our body. For we who are alive are always being given over to death for … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged | Leave a comment

21-Day Challenge: Day 19

Through the cracks We are hard pressed on every side, but not crushed; perplexed, but not in despair; persecuted, but not abandoned; struck down, but not destroyed. (2 Corinthians 4:8-9) These verses, about what life throws at us, immediately follow … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged | 1 Comment

21-Day Challenge: Day 18

Cracked pots But we have this treasure in jars of clay to show that this all-surpassing power is from God and not from us. (2 Corinthians 4:7) This is the key verse to understanding how the new covenant works — … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged | 2 Comments