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Dos puntos para comprobar su semejanza a Cristo (Entre la gracia y la verdad: Una paradoja, Capítulo 1)

Entre la gracia y la verdad: Una paradoja Capítulo 1

Ya tarde, en una noche lluviosa, mi esposa y yo salíamos de un cine, cuando ella notó a un anciano que estaba en el estacionamiento apoyado en un andador, forcejeando. Yo lo ayudé a entrar en su auto. Como estaba tan agotado, le pregunté si le podía llevar el auto hasta su casa.

The Trend in the Church Towards Silence

ShhhEphesians 4:15 tells us we need to “speak the truth in love.” As Christ-followers, we are not to choose between being loving and being truthful. We are to be both. And notice too that we are to speak.

The King’s Offer

Wall Imagine a great and generous king. In the midst of his benevolent reign, he hears his subjects have revolted. He sends messengers to investigate. The rebels kill them. So he sends his own dear son, the prince. They murder him viciously, hanging his body on the city wall. 

What would you expect the king to do now?

Genuine Grace, Unedited Truth: The Need for Christians to Graciously Follow Christ’s Example and Uphold His Word

Mountain climbersThe world is desperately hungry for two things—grace and truth. Jesus Christ is full of both: “And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we have seen his glory, glory as of the only Son from the Father, full of grace and truth” (John 1:14). When Jesus stepped onto the world’s stage, people could not only hear the demands of truth but also see Truth Himself. No longer fleeting glimmers of grace, but Grace Himself.

The Sad Reality of the Disregard for Truth, Even Among Church Leadership

True or False? / The Sad Reality of the Disregard for TruthMany years ago I flew across the country to not preach at a church that had invited me to speak at their morning service. After leaving my hotel, I rode with a prominent Christian leader to the church. I knew this man had been accused by the media of misrepresenting certain key details on his résumé, so I asked him about the charges.

The Cost of Grace

Baby Jessica / The Cost of GraceIn 1987, eighteen-month-old “Baby Jessica” fell twenty-two feet into a Texas well. Rescuers labored nonstop to save her. Baby Jessica was utterly helpless. She could do nothing to deliver herself. Her fate was in the hands of her rescuers. Left to herself, Jessica had no chance. Likewise, when it comes to our salvation, we’re utterly powerless.


Seeing a Man the Way God Created Him to Be: A Grace and Truth Encounter on the Streets

by Janie Martin

Downtown Portland is a busy place and full of needy people. On this particular day I had forgotten my bag of goodies which I normally give out to those asking for money, so I was street hopping to avoid contact with anyone. 

The Two Essentials: Grace and Truth

Juggling / Grace and TruthWhat does it mean to “be like Jesus”? We could come up with long lists of His character qualities. But the longer the list, the less we can wrap our minds around it. (I can’t even juggle three balls. How could I juggle dozens?)

But what if the character of Christ was reducible to two ingredients?

How do I respond with grace and truth if I’m invited to a gay wedding?

Love rejoices with the truth (1 Corinthians 13:6)Many people wonder, “What if I’m invited to a gay wedding?” In the following video and transcript, I share some thoughts.

Is Sincerity Enough?

John 14:6I think sincerity certainly does count for something. But I also believe it counts for less than we think it does. There are sincere people, for instance, who don’t believe that Jesus is the only way to Heaven.

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