“We hold this treasure in jars of clay, to show that the surpassing power belongs to God and not to us” (2 Corinthians 4:7). Locked in a Cage Isn’t it ironic that the people who claim to believe in the radical, free, sovereign, amazing grace of God tend to be some of the most ungracious people you’ll meet? Some of … View More
There’s been a lot of news lately about the affair of former Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church pastor Tullian Tchividjian. Recently, it has been reported that the couple, and more specifically, Tullian himself, has filed for divorce. This breaks my heart. It breaks my heart not only because I have looked up to Tullian as a spiritual hero and gospel-centered herald of … View More
What did Jesus mean when he said, “You must be born again” and what do many Americans seem to think it means? There seems to be a big difference. This difference is a big problem for anyone thinking they’re “saved”, because a closer look at scripture shows being “born again” is not something you and I just say.
Have you ever wondered why God has gone to such great lengths to save mankind and build his relationship back with us? We hear that he “loves us so much” and he’s “obsessed with us” but also that “all is for his glory!” So which is it? Is he all about us or himself? Which is right? Can they both be? Lance examines some scripture and reasoning that will help you figure this out.