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October 26, 2021 by Eric Stillman 0 comments

You are no better than anyone else

In this past Sunday’s sermon on justice and community, I challenged people that any ideology that seeks justice by dividing people into groups instead of emphasizing what unites us is not of God. As Christians, we believe that in two main things that unite all humans: first, that we are all created in the image of God and worthy of dignity and respect, and second, that we are all sinners, rebels against a holy God, out of step with His design for us and in need of salvation. With these two truths framing the way we see each other, we can avoid much of the pride, anger, and division found in cultural conceptions of justice. One of the most powerful stories I have heard regarding the second truth, that we are all sinners, was something I heard in a Tim Keller sermon. ...Keep Reading

Posted in: Sin Tags: Sin, Justice, evil

January 17, 2017 by Eric Stillman 0 comments

The wrath of God

This past Sunday, I preached on Romans 1:18-32, which begins with this decidedly un-seeker-friendly slap in the face: “The wrath of God is being revealed from heaven against all the godlessness and wickedness of men who suppress the truth by their wickedness.” Paul, out of his desire to showcase the salvation found in Jesus Christ in all of its glory, begins by painting a bleak picture of the depravity and spiritual lostness of all men ...Keep Reading

Posted in: God's character Tags: God's wrath, evil