Advancing Christian Counseling

Do not be surprised at the fiery trial when it comes upon you to test you, as though something strange were happening to you. But rejoice insofar as you share Christ’s sufferings, that you may also rejoice and be glad when his glory is revealed.

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What Does it Mean to “Grow in Grace”?

By jjohnson | July 24, 2018

The standard definition of grace in evangelical Christianity is usually summed up with these two words:  “unmerited favor”.  This is a really good definition, but…

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How Sin Develops

By jjohnson | July 24, 2018

James 1:15:  “Then desire when it has conceived gives birth to sin, and sin when it is fully grown brings forth death.” James lays out how sin…

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Are Christ’s Afflictions Lacking?

By jjohnson | May 30, 2018

Are Christ’s Afflictions Lacking? Colossians 1:24: ” Now I rejoice in my sufferings for your sake, and in my flesh I am filling up what…

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