Called to be like Jesus – part 4, the way of the cross

Richard Burgess, 11.04.2021 The greatest destiny on our lives is the call to be like Jesus. Doesn't matter your background or your role, it applies to all who come to know Christ. God has predestined each one to be like his Son, Jesus. In part one we looked at the call to be like Jesus, … Continue reading Called to be like Jesus – part 4, the way of the cross

Atonement

Richard Burgess, 2nd April, 2021. One of the questions people struggle with today is over the atonement, the fact that Jesus died in our place in order that we might be forgiven, justified/made right with God, and have the hope of heaven when we die. It is said, if God is love and all powerful … Continue reading Atonement

Called to be like Jesus – part 3

Richard Burgess, 28.03.2021 Being a Christian is not about becoming an improved, better moral versions of ourselves, but becoming ourselves in Christ (i.e. Paul-in-Christ, Richard-in-Christ, Pam-in-Christ – you can put your name there) and so inhabiting him and he in us that we manifest his moral identity. Is He a guest or the host? The … Continue reading Called to be like Jesus – part 3

Called to be like Jesus – part 2, healing and deliverance

Richard Burgess, 20.03.2021 In the previous post we saw that those who are in Christ (in union with him) are no more under condemnation, and have a new life through the Spirit - and that is powerful! But more than that, we saw in Romans 8:29, that God has predestined us to be like Jesus. … Continue reading Called to be like Jesus – part 2, healing and deliverance

Called to be like Jesus – part 1

Richard Burgess, 12.03.2021 Life goals are a big thing, they give focus, shape and impetus to our lives. If you're going to be an athlete you work on a whole host of things in order to run or jump, ultimately, to win. Likewise a teacher, a pilot etc... God has a life goal, a destiny … Continue reading Called to be like Jesus – part 1