Jesus, Come Find Me!
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Jesus, Come Find Me!

Are you wandering through life–unhappy with who you are, wondering, “Why am I even here?” Do you see destructive patterns of behavior that you just can’t stop, no matter how hard you try? Jesus Christ is diligently searching for you. His heart is to rescue you from sin. If you let him, he will find...

The Plain Truth about Sin
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The Plain Truth about Sin

“We know that any one born of God does not sin” (1 John 5:18a, RSV). Is there any plainer way to say it? The truth about sin is that it leads to death. But, the good news is that by faith in Jesus, you can stop sinning and receive eternal life. Your salvation absolutely depends...

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The Two-Fold Work of Jesus Christ (December 2016)

Welcome message by Sister Kathryn Pastor Ray opens up this study of the atonement with the character of God revealed in John 3:16. Understanding that God did not come down to demonstrate his fury against Jesus, but that God loved and God gave, helps us understand the two-fold work of Jesus through the type of...

Delectable Mountains (or, What Is Your Understanding of the Atonement?)
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Delectable Mountains (or, What Is Your Understanding of the Atonement?)

Your salvation largely depends on what you believe happened at the cross, as our behaviors simply mirror our beliefs. Did God punish God with the literal wrath for the past, present, and future sins of only the elect, who will be inevitably saved from hell? Or did Jesus, as both high priest and sacrifice, lay down...

The Two-Fold Work of Jesus Christ (Leviticus 16)
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The Two-Fold Work of Jesus Christ (Leviticus 16)

The atonement and its benefits are two distinct works that were prefigured by the two goats of the sin offering in Leviticus 16. The finished work at the cross made full provision for the forgiveness of our past sin and the removal of all sin from our souls. We have time to repent because Jesus died...