These are good words from a commentary-like book Eugene Peterson wrote on Ephesians, Practice Resurrection. They have to do with Christian growth and maturity. I especially like how Peterson wraps the discussion up. It’s a good reminder for Christians today amidst all the Christian fads, trends, programs, visions, conferences and such: there is no “instant”… Continue reading Spiritual Steroids?
In his popular book, Jesus + Nothing = Everything, Tullian Tchividjian gives many great explanations of what God’s grace means for sinners like us. This book constantly focuses the reader on Jesus’ saving work. There are quite a few helpful and encouraging words in this book. But it’s not on my recommended reading list. … Continue reading An Unhelpful Description of Sanctification