Before You Fight Spiritual Battles, You Need This

God spoke identity over His Son. He proclaimed that this was His beloved Son. The voice that spoke the universe into existence was now speaking identity.

And immediately after this, the Holy Spirit whisked Jesus off to the desert for 40 days of temptation. The Bible records three specific temptations, and they all deal with identity. Read More …

The Cross Has Made You Flawless

I didn’t really believe that God wanted me in His kingdom. I certainly didn’t think I delighted His heart or brought joy to Him unless I did some good work for Him. I didn’t believe that He had chosen me. I didn’t really grasp that I was His son.

And I didn’t believe that He is the basis of my righteousness. Read More …