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

Part 4: The Sabbath Reveals the Providential Care of God

Simplicity Series #44Sabbath Series—Part 4 continued The Sabbath Reveals the Providential Care of God   In our previous three posts we have seen how the weekly Sabbath reveals the love and grace of God, and how the seven annual Feasts/Sabbaths reveal the redemptive plan of God. Now we turn our [...]

Part 3: The Sabbath Reveals the Redemptive Plan of God

Simplicity Series #43Sabbath Series—Part 3 continued The Sabbath Reveals the Redemptive Plan of God   As we saw in the last post, the seven annual feasts in Israel were designed to reveal and anticipate the plan of redemption through Jesus Christ. In other words, in the seven feasts we have [...]

Part 2: The Sabbath Reveals the Redemptive Plan of God

Simplicity Series #42Sabbath Series—Part 2 continued The Sabbath Reveals the Redemptive Plan of God   The Seven Feasts of Israel Not only did God give to Israel the seventh-day Sabbath, He also gave to them seven Sabbath-feasts. The seven feasts of Israel were designed around the idea of the Sabbath: [...]

Part 1: The Sabbath Reveals the Love and Grace of God

Simplicity Series #41Sabbath Series Part 1 The Sabbath Reveals the Love and Grace of God   “For the Son of Man is Lord even of the Sabbath.” Matthew 12:8 “The Sabbath was made for man, and not man for the Sabbath.” Mark 2:27 In our last post, I left you [...]

The Sabbath Reveals the Glory of God

Simplicity Series #40 The Sabbath Reveals the Glory of God “Thus the heavens and the earth, and all the host of them, were finished. And on the seventh day God ended His work which He had done, and He rested on the seventh day from all His work which He [...]

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, [...]