Articles Tagged 'Legalism'

Tug-of-War over Grace

Tug-of-War over Grace

Is grace a gift or does it come with conditions?

Phil Ware reminds us that people make up their own definitions of what grace means all the time, but Jesus defines grace, exemplifies it, and pours it out upon us and he should be our example and definition of grace.

Flying High with Freedom!

Flying High with Freedom!

We have been set free, so let's not give up our freedom?

Phil Ware reflects on the importance of freedom and what Paul teaches in Galatians.

The Declining Church

The Declining Church

What can we learn from Acts about the traits of a declining church?

Tim Woodroof continues his six part series on life and growth and stages of churches, especially churches in decline.

Rules for Building a Snowman?

Rules for Building a Snowman?

So there are actually rules for this?

Rubel Shelly reminds us of the keys to following Jesus by pulling our leg about a bunch of rules for building a snowman.

SpiritFire - Potholes, Ditches, and Freedom

SpiritFire - Potholes, Ditches, and Freedom

Can you avoid the deep ditches?

Phil Ware continues his SpiritFire series and reminds us of the ditches that can trap us on the way to freedom in grace and being led by the Spirit.

Beyond the Call of Duty

Beyond the Call of Duty

What does it mean for a believer to be above the law?

Rubel Shelly talks about the difference between being a legalist and a good neighbor when one is above the law.

Beyond the Call of Duty

Beyond the Call of Duty

Are you above the law?

Rubel Shelly reminds us of another way to be like Jesus and be above the law in a good way.

Isn't Jesus Enough?

Isn't Jesus Enough?

Why do we run after other things to add to Jesus?

Phil Ware continues his messages out of Colossians; this one focuses on Jesus being enough and anything added to Him is less.

The Dance of Life!

The Dance of Life!

Are you going through life like a zombie?

Ron Rose talks about sleep walking through life like zombies and how we were made to find life and dance with joy and help others do the same.

For Freedom!

For Freedom!

Are you taking care of your freedom?

Freedom in Christ came at a high price and must be protected from legalism and license and can best be understood by flying a kite.

Take One for the Team

Take One for the Team

What are you willing to give up to help find unity?

Unity isn't easy to make happen and the example of Acts 15 really challenges us to give up some things along the way.

Love or Legalism

Love or Legalism

Which of the two do you choose to do?

Jesus chose people over practices and love over legalism.