This week we are beginning a new summer series on the Ten Commandments (Ex. 20:1-21). It is entitled Riding the Rails. Staying on the tracks is not restrictive for a train. It is the place where a train is at its best. And the same is true with God’s law. God’s law is not restrictive but intended for human flourishing. The great emphasis in the … [Read more...]
Your Greatest Enemy Or Your Best Friend?
We have come to be convinced that grace gives us the ability to do anything not overtly forbidden in Scripture. And we are quite adamant that others should feel that same freedom as well. If another believer does not feel the liberty to participate in a certain activity, we conclude that they are rather stodgy and legalistic. But the Scriptures … [Read more...]