John Vermilya // July 5, 2020 The Resurrection of Jesus makes Christians live differently towards one another. Paul continues the theme of submission in the examples of the home and workplace. Children are exhorted to submit to parents in obedience and honor, and fathers submit to God by not provoking their children and training them…

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Tim Burgess // June 21, 2020 God resurrects our marriage. The word submission is not popular in our culture, but when we look at Christ as our example, it is a beautiful process.

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John Vermilya // June 14, 2020 Without Christ we walk life’s journey as dead men, seeking only to fulfill our flesh. But the Gospel resurrects our walk, unleashing us to live differently as we believe and follow Jesus.

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John Vermilya // June 7, 2020 Before receiving Christ we walk in the old way that leads to death. But the truth of the Gospel resurrects our minds, as we learn to “put on” Jesus and walk like him in the new way.

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John Vermilya // May 31, 2020 God’s blessing, grace and power towards us demands a response. Christ took responsibility for our sin on the cross, and we are responsible to grow up in faith, and live worthy lives in response. Chapter 4 turns the corner from doctrine to application.

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John Vermilya // May 24, 2020 God has no limits, and is able to do more than limited humans could ever ask or imagine. We tend to limit God with shallow prayers because we don’t grasp who God is and what He wants to do in us. In Christ, our limits are resurrected.

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John Vermilya // May 17, 2020 God has the power to resurrect any story, even the story of COVID-19. Suffering is given meaning and purpose when we work with God and give Him control of our stories, so He can resurrect them for His glory.

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John Vermilya // May 10, 2020 A sense of belonging is a primary human need and Jesus doesn’t leave us alone and isolated. Being “in Christ” means we are part of something greater than ourselves. Because of Jesus we now belong to a tribe called the church.

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John Vermilya // May 3, 2020 Every person has a God-given purpose. The astounding grace of God resurrects dead lives for good works; and makes Christianity unique and superior among all other religions. Sadly, many Christians don’t understand grace and waste time trying to earn God’s favor, instead of freely responding to what He’s freely…

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