LENT: WALK

Ephesians 5 Our identity in heaven leads to action on earth. We are instructed to walk a certain way. Turn with me to Eph. 5:1-2. How then are we to live?  “Therefore be imitators of God, as beloved children. And walk in love, as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us, a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God.”…

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LENT: ATONE

We need saving. According to Hebrews 9:22, “Without the shedding of blood, there is no forgiveness of sins.” What in the world does that mean? If we dive into the Old Testament, we see God’s plan starting to unfold to send Jesus to atone for our sins. Every book of the OT is pointing us to…

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Someone has lost control

Control. Let’s be real–we like it! We like the feeling that we have our ducks in a row, life is predictable and we know what is coming around the next bend. Webster defines control as the ability to “determine the behavior or supervise the running of.” Yep, I like the sound of that! Not only do…

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