Category Archives: Gospel Shaped Life

Offer Yourself To God

In a recent post, I said we needed to preach the gospel to ourselves.  We need to remember the cross so we don’t want to sin.  We need to consider our new life that means we don’t have to sin.  … Continue reading

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Gospel Shaped Death

Some say there are only two things certain in life – death and taxes.  I would suggest that there are a few more certain things, but death is certainly certain.  Even though we live in denial, death could come to … Continue reading

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Gospel Shaped Suffering 4

How should the gospel shape our suffering?  We have looked at six ways already.  Let’s look at two final ways today. Bearing Witness to Christ (Evangelism) We receive the gospel by faith, but how will people hear the gospel unless … Continue reading

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Gospel Shaped Suffering 3

As we have already explored, the gospel shapes our suffering as we recognize that we are following the path of Christ, as we embrace his purpose of becoming more like Christ, as we rest in his love, as we rejoice … Continue reading

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Gospel Shaped Suffering 2

How can the gospel shape our suffering?  In the last post, we considered two ways: as we recognize that we are following the path of Christ and as we embrace his purpose of becoming more like Christ through suffering.  In … Continue reading

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Gospel Shaped Suffering

Everyone suffers.  Trials, struggles, sickness, loss – we all struggle.  My question today is: how can the gospel shape our suffering? Following the Path of Christ (Cross) In Matthew 16:21-24, Jesus predicts his death.  He is going to suffer and … Continue reading

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