What is Eternal Life?

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Eternal Life Defined

If you're in Christendom, you've definitely heard the phrase Eternal Life a time or two.

In recent months I've been thinking about Jesus' definition of the phrase.

He defines it for us in a simple, yet profound way.

No where in his definition does he describe "pearly gates", or "mansions in the sky". In this particular place he doesn't even talk about immortality.

So what is eternal life exactly?

Head over to the blog to read more of this post. I'd also love to hear your thoughts on it!

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Set List Sunday (14)

This morning was fun. I actually didn't lead worship today, but preached instead. I spoke this morning out of 1 Corinthians 15:1-4. I spoke about the importance of genuine gospel-centrality.

Gospel centeredness has been quite the buzz over the last few years. Especially in the young-reformed

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Praying In The Spirit

If we're being honest we Christians often struggle in prayer. Who hasn't? In D.A. Carson's book entitled A Call to Spiritual Reformation, he gets to the heart of what a biblically oriented prayer life is.

There is no such thing as true prayer that is outside of the Spirit. Like some might draw the comparison between praying in English and praying in a "private prayer language".

One minute you're praying in the Spirit (tongues) and one minute you're not (English).

Nope.

So what does praying in the Spirit mean?

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News

There's plenty of bad news these days. But there is a piece of news that is progressively amazing. Gospel literally means good news. Have you heard it?

It is news packed

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Worship Defined

"Worship is the proper response of all moral, sentient beings to God, ascribing all honor and worth to their Creator-God precisely because He is worthy...... ....it manifests itself in all our living, finding its impulse in the gospel, which restores our relationship with our Redeemer-God and therefore also with our fellow image-bearers, our co-worshipers."

-D.A. Carson

Taken from Worship by the Book (Carson, Ashton, Hughes, and Keller).

Read the entirety of Carson's definition on worship here.