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Growing in Grace- Links 11/16

From the blog this week: Why Do You Worship?

Moralism is Not The Gospel (But Many Christians Think It Is)

“Hell will be highly populated with those who were “raised right.” The citizens of heaven will be those who, by the sheer grace and mercy of God, are there solely because of the imputed righteousness of Jesus Christ.

Moralism is not the gospel.”

The Bible is Better Than Basic Instructions

“I was growing in my faith without question, but I saw a tension between what I was being taught and what I read in my Bible. Lots of principles—good principles, even biblical ones—commands, and values. There was an idea of this book being, essentially, basic instructions before leaving earth.”

Exploring Eschatology

If you are interested in studying the major eschatological (end times) views, “here are some videos to help you see the views, to help you study, and to help you understand so you aren’t uninformed (1 Thess 4:13).”

5 Gospel Promises that Minister to Your Christmas Stress

61% of women describe the Christmas season as the most stressful time of the year. Here are some gospel reminders to combat this stress.

5 Songs by CityAlight I Think You’ll Enjoy

For those of you looking for new songs “that present timeless truth in fresh ways”

When the Future You Planned For Never Comes

“While we know this is God’s best for us, it’s still very hard and can bring us to tears on any given day, often without warning. The next season of our lives is going to be messy, unpredictable, and far more restrictive than we imagined on the day he was born.”

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