Tag: grace

  • Who are You?

    Whether it is our job, school, or even in church; we are all familiar with working hard in order to receive approval. This is the way life works, but grace and Christianity are meant to be different. “God pronounces believers righteous at the beginning of the course, not the end of it…it cannot be on […]

  • Gospel Versus Religion

    I’m teaching Galatians this week in Cape Town. In my preparation, I came across a comparison floating around the internet of the gospel versus religion by Tim Keller. I thought it was worth sharing with you all here at NoSuperHeroes.com. It is worth chewing on, searching our hearts for the subtle differences which can creep into […]

  • The Other Side of Achievement

    When talking about grace, we often give negative connotations to words like effort, performance, and accomplishment. They become four letter, anti-grace cuss words. And if one is gaining their approval from God and others based on what they do, than a negative perception is the correct one. We cannot earn or be worthy of God […]

  • Improving on Perfection

    When you merge something with impurities into something pure, it brings corruption. In mathematics, we know a negative and a positive equals a negative. As broken and flawed humans, we cannot improve the work of Christ by something we do, say, feel, or think. Many times we are told the way to be a good […]

  • Soul Keeping

    “Hurry is the great enemy of the spiritual life in our day. You must ruthlessly eliminate hurry from your life.” These were the words given to John Ortberg by Dallas Willard. They were the foundation on which Ortberg launched into a journey to discover a healthy soul life. [amazon_link id=”B00GRZDCAW” target=”_blank” ]Soul Keeping: Caring For […]