The Covenant of Christ Alone by T. Austin-Sparks

When God speaks of a new covenant or agreement, He makes the first one obsolete (out of use). And what is obsolete (out of use and annulled because of age) is ripe for disappearance and to be dispensed with altogether. (Hebrews 8:13 AMP)This letter to the Hebrews sets forth the all-inclusive revolution or reconstitution which God made when He brought His Son, Jesus Christ, into the world – that is, the religious revolution. This revolution, which was rejected by Judaism, has been almost e … [Read more...]

Freedom From the World’s Systems by Robert Ricciardelli

We all benefit from systems all around us. Many of these systems have been built through domination and injustice. Once we idealize social climbing, status symbols, hierarchical power, and possessions, we are part of a never-ending cycle that is almost impossible to escape. It has its own inner logic that is self-perpetuating, elitist and exclusionary. Christ came to free us from this lie, which never brings peace, because it’s never enough. He sets us free from the grips of systems, and leads u … [Read more...]