Maybe you haven’t been to church in decades. Maybe you’ve moved and are stuck in the oh-so-frustrating time of “church shopping." Maybe you never thought you would set foot in a church again. Maybe you spent your whole life in church and you are so thrilled to come visit this one.
Whoever you are and whatever your reason, we’re so excited meet you!
We want everyone to know that because Jesus died and rose again, we have freedom from the sin and guilt taking power over our lives. Because of Jesus’ promises to us, we are free from the fear of the future.
If we were to get what we deserve, we’d be in sad, sorry shape. Part of us doesn’t want to believe that, but a little honest reflection and we know it’s true. Where would we be if God were not the God of immeasurable grace?
Dr. Martin Luther stood before Charles V, the Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire, the most powerful man in Europe. He was facing condemnation and death. “Will you recant?” Luther was asked. What courage! Luther stood before this...