The desire for acceptance can never be satisfied through the strivings of our own efforts to be acceptable. It can only be satisfied through an acceptance not based on our strivings, but on the basis of an accepting love that falls on us in spite of who we are. From Searching For Grace: The acceptance …

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If the shared actions of the gathered people of God need to made relevant to each individual that participates it implies that sufficiency is inherent in those participants and the corporate activity is lacking. This is a contemporary notion. Corporate worship is framed from the perspective that sufficiency is found therein, and the need is …

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The greatest mark that the gospel leaves on a soul is not the capacity to never get it wrong, but the capacity to incarnate grace, forgiveness, and community in imperfection. This can only occur when we have a more developed understanding of how the Gospel brings renewal and recreation to the events and relationships of …

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