Applying the Bible in new covenant terms encourages disciples of Jesus to know who they are, to know the life that is our relationship with God. Otherwise application can simply sound like stop this, do that, try harder; it can sound like every negative experience either means you’ve done something wrong, or you simply need …

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Life seems to be waiting. The next step. The next stage. The Bible reminds us of those whose faith was expressed and refined in waiting. Even those of us who have the revelation of the new covenant are waiting for the fulfilment of all things. And our lives are marked by waiting as we move …

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Though Spiritual, Christian growth and maturity are now magical occurrences; they are product of time, diligent use of the means provided by God, and desire for growth. Enabling others to be aware of the effort and commitment of Christian growth encourages them to follow the walk the same course. Kristin Pichura reflects on the visible …

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The aspects of church life that we think lack polish or strength can be the ways that God most clearly displays the work of Jesus within us, corporately and individually. From Jared Wilson: Brothers and sisters, we are a part of a kingdom that will demolish all pretenders and will fulfill in furious fashion the …

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