“Grace is an outrageously relational term.”
– Dr. Ed Khouri
“How is the indwelling Spirit not relational?” – David Crabtree

Exploring Grace (Page 2)

God is Marvelously Good and Kind, No Matter What Kind of Day It Is

It’s true! God can’t help himself! He is wonderfully good and kind and will not change. He is just incorrigible about His kindness. “For God so loved the world He sent His Son…” (John 3:16). I’m not so sure how we (Christians) decided that we needed an angry, wrathful God to motivate sinners and believers alike to want God enough to be saved. God’s primary motivation is love and kindness. “It is His kindness that leads to repentance.” (Rom 2:4). Grace is shocking in its (His) generosity. It really is worth celebrating!

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Dr. Michael Eaton on Amazing Grace

According to Dr. R. T. Kendall, Dr. Michael Eaton is one of the world’s best theologians. Michael grew up in inner-city London, in England, now deceased, had lived and worked in Kenya, where his wife Jenny was born. He was given Kenyan citizenship in 1992. His doctoral research was on the Christian and the Mosaic law (published in Theology of Encouragement or No Condemnation; in 1,2,3 John, and in James).

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Only Believe. Really!

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Amazing! Jesus called God “My Father”, and it made Him equal to God (John 5). This is amazing teaching from Jesus. The setting is recorded in John 5 when there is described yet another altercation between Jesus and his religious detractors. Jesus had just healed the crippled man at the Pool of Bethesda…

Key Points About Grace – 2

There is much to cover, but here are a few key points about Grace I want present. All these following points are presented in strength in the New Testament and I believe they represent (not exhaustively) a Kingdom belief system. I will spend time writing about what I see as very clear New Testament teaching about the complete end of the Old Covenant, the end of the Law because of Jesus, and what living as empowered believers in the New Covenant might be like.

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Grace to you. It really is Good News.

The Good News is still good news! It really is true that all who believe in Jesus have eternal life. Jesus didn’t add any qualifiers. Whoever believes will receive everlasting life and have passed from condemnation into freedom. The Grace of Jesus really offends religious controllers because He offers Eternal Life on the basis of His own ability to give it to all who believe. No strings attached. Wonderful news! The Apostle Paul states that we now live in the New Covenant and under a new “administration of grace” (Eph 3), and have the living presence of the Holy Spirit. We are now empowered and governed by the Holy Spirit. Grace, therefore, needs to be redefined in the context of that New Covenant.

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