Adopted to Sonship


The most stunning revelation that Jesus brought was that God was our Daddy. (Abba) The world had images and ideas about who God was, but they were all lacking. Jesus came to reveal who God was, and what He was like. He came to show us God. And the way that Jesus decided to reveal God to us, was as Daddy. Following on through this family language, we are then told in modern translations of the...

How Did Jesus Take on the Sin of the World?


How did Jesus take on the sin of the world? How does someone take someone else’s sin? In a legal sense it simply meant taking the punishment. But this doesn’t account for the agony Jesus experienced in the passion. So what was going on? I believe that there is a prophetic passage in Isaiah 53 that speaks about this. To lay a foundation we need to look at how Jesus described sin. He...

Is Paul Young a Universalist?


Wow! People are upset by some of the things Paul Young, author of The Shack, has been writing. The most commonly held concern people have is that he is a universalist. What they mean is that they believe he is teaching that all people are saved, and going to Heaven. Now, I want to be careful here because 1) a lot of people that I love and admire have come out really strongly against him and his...

About James

My name is James. I'm married to the beautiful Sarah. I'm Daddy to Jedidiah, Stacey and Mckayla. I'm a Follower of Jesus. Preacher, Author, Sports Lover and Area Manager at Compassion.

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