Can we boast of our salvation? This week, Gary Wilkerson compares the crossing of the Red Sea to salvation in Christ, citing Ephesians 2:8. While the law brings righteous judgment, God opens the cross of Christ to us. Because we are saved by God’s grace through the faith he gives us, we can’t take credit for our salvation. Jesus is the author and finisher of our faith.
1/1000th of your day is 86 seconds.
If you invite God into even a fraction of your day, you could be transformed.
If you’re interested in quick encouragements, then you will enjoy our 86 Seconds videos. Each one is a mini-devotional from Gary Wilkerson as he points out simple but profound truths in scripture that can change the way we approach each day. These reminders of the Word’s power will help you live as salt and light to the world.
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When scripture says that we're saved 'through faith', it doesn't mean that our own faith is saving us. This week, Gary Wilkerson discusses how faith is part of salvation, but it isn't a work that we do or something we conjure up in ourselves, and it doesn't grant us our salvation. So what is faith?
How often have you heard someone say that Jesus is interceding for you? This week, Gary Wilkerson points out that since Jesus is God, he doesn't need to inform God of your prayers or needs as if he knows something that God doesn't. With that in mind, the verse in Romans 8:34 that mentions Jesus interceding for us must mean something deeper!
What were the three things that Jesus achieved for believers on the cross? As important as this act of Christ was, we rarely consider all of the implications of the work done on calvary. In this episode, Gary Wilkerson talks about these three gifts Jesus gave us by dying as an atoning sacrifice, including one gift that is rarely talked about in church.
We all deserved death before God, but Jesus changed that for those who believe. This week, Gary Wilkerson talks about how Jesus imputed righteousness to his followers. He not only took on our debt of sin to the Father, but he also gave us his holiness and justification before God. This is the great gift that Christ has given us through his work on the cross!
What does 'substitutionary atonement' mean? It can sound like an overly complicated term, only meant for pastors and seminary students, but it's important for all of us to understand. In his episode, Gary Wilkerson explains what this critical aspect of the cross means for believers.
We have to understand two things if we want the gospel fully impact our lives. In this episode, Gary Wilkerson explores what those two things are that we must comprehend so that we can walk in the full freedom and power of the Spirit. This aspect of our faith is the most critical part for growth in our dependency on the Spirit and maturing in Christ.
The first element of the gospel's power is Christ dealing with our sins, but there's a second part we need to consider. This week, Gary Wilkerson talks about the incredibly important second part of grace. Without this other half of Christ's grace, we would still have no hope before God.
There are various kinds of laws in the Bible that believers should understand. In this episode, Gary Wilkerson talks about the law of righteousness and the law of faith as well as the important differences between them. Join him as he explores part of Romans 3 that helps define these two types of law.
If the law demands certain things but doesn't empower us to achieve those ends, what is the point of the law? Why do we not toss out all the parts of the Bible with the law? This week, Gary Wilkerson talks about the three important uses of the law for the modern believer.