God’s act of redemption: Perseverance

Important points Our salvation does not rest on our performance in sanctification We were not saved, in the first instance, because we were better than others, and we will not be saved, in the last instance, because we improved ourselves on the way God’s grace to us is his promise that we will continue in … Continue reading God’s act of redemption: Perseverance

Life as God’s adopted child (1)

Bible readings Isaiah 40:1-11 1 Peter 1:13-2:3 Introduction The Bible, in our reading this morning, refers to being “redeemed from the empty way of life handed down to you from your forefathers” (1 Peter 1:18) Don’t we just all remember the joy of blowing and chasing bubbles? All the expensive toys could not compete with … Continue reading Life as God’s adopted child (1)