Tim Keller writes an essay premised on the concept that grievance is growing as the leveraging authority in contemporary culture. Grievance providing the capacity for superiority in relationships invites grievance to be held onto. If grievance is released, the capacity for its ability to control is let go. While there is an expectation of sorrow …

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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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Disciples of Jesus are a saved people; disciples of Jesus are a reconciled people. Our lives express thankfulness for forgiveness, but also can’t help but bring healing and reconciliation to relationships. This is not two separate works, it is the complete outworking of the Gospel. From Jared Wilson: A resurrection gospel is a full gospel. …

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Westminster Shorter Catechism – Lord’s Day 32 Q & A 67 Q Which is the sixth commandment? A The sixth commandment is, “You shall not murder.”*1 Q & A 68 Q What is required in the sixth commandment? A The sixth commandment requires all lawful endeavors to preserve our own life, and the life of …

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