Simplicity Series

/Simplicity Series

A series of Field Notes Gene wrote to highlight the simplicity of the christian life.

Entering into His Rest

Simplicity Series #39 Entering into His Rest “Come unto Me, all you who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls …” [...]

The Five Essential Elements of the Gospel in Romans

Simplicity Series #37 The Five Essential Elements of the Gospel in Romans “For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ, for it is the power of God to salvation for everyone who believes, for the Jew first and also for the Greek. For in it the righteousness of [...]

The Gospel and Culture

Simplicity Series #36 The Gospel and Culture In May, I will be speaking at a large Theological Conference in Asia, and I have been asked to present a series on the impact of the Gospel message on culture along three lines: “The Gospel and Culture,” “The Gospel in a Changing [...]

Living Thankfully

Simplicity Series #35 Living Thankfully “I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that you present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable to God, which is your reasonable service [worship]. And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of the mind, [...]

The Glory Road and the Path of Victory

Simplicity Series #34 The Glory Road and the Path of Victory “For if when we were enemies we were reconciled to God through the death of His Son, much more, having been reconciled, we shall be saved by His life … He who did not spare His own Son, but [...]

This Grace in Which We Stand

Simplicity Series #33 The Grace in Which We Stand (Romans 5) Our Security and Blessedness in the Love of God Introduction Paul has carefully laid out his teaching in Rom. 3:21–4:25 on the doctrine of justification. As we have seen, this topic has a two-fold focus: First, the justification, or [...]

The Father of Believers and the Focus of Faith

Simplicity Series #32 The Father of Believers and the Focus of Faith “Being justified freely by His grace through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus … Abraham believed God, and it was accounted to him for righteousness … For when we were still without strength, in due time Christ [...]

What of Those Who Have Never Heard?

Simplicity Series #31 The Gospel for the Nations What of Those Who Have Never Heard? “I am a debtor both to Greeks and to barbarians, both to wise and to unwise, so as much as is in me, I am ready to preach the gospel to you who are in [...]

The Glorious Message of the Gospel

Simplicity Series #30 The Glorious Message of the Gospel “Paul, a servant of Jesus Christ, called to be an apostle, separated to the gospel of God, which He promised before through His prophets in the Holy Scriptures, concerning His Son Jesus Christ our Lord, who was born of the seed [...]