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Sermon: Law, Grace and Promise

Law, Grace and Promise in Galatians. Tihomir Kukolja reflects on the Law. Grace and Promise in Galatians in his sermon preached in the Malesnica Baptist Church in Zagreb, Croatia, Sunday, 26th March 2017. The sermon was enhanced by the translation … Continue reading

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Can You Hear the Engine Roaring?

My most recent daily Bible readings are from the Old Testament books that major in the judgments of God against the kingdoms of Israel and Judah at the hands of the Assyrian and Babylonian invaders. One cannot miss the point … Continue reading

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Come, Lord Jesus

Advent Reflection     When Jesus Christ came for the first time, as a powerless baby, it seemed as if the whole world was asleep. Only a few anticipated His birth. Many more could have known about His gentle arrival … Continue reading

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Reformation Without Strings Attached

  499 years ago to date a German monk Martin Luther nailed his 95 Theses to the door of the Wittenberg Castle Church in Germany. This event set in motion the unstoppable wave of Protestant Reformation in Europe, and led … Continue reading

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Specks and Planks

“Silence in the face of evil is itself evil: God will not hold us guiltless. Not to speak is to speak. Not to act is to act.” Dietrich Bonhoeffer The current US presidential race looks more like the gladiators’ game, … Continue reading

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Preaching in Australia

Late March and the beginning of April 2016 for me were the weeks of my visit to Melbourne, Australia. This was a working visit, with some special time to spend with my grown up children – Tina, Tamara and Andrija, … Continue reading

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Followers of Jesus are Not Tribal Christians

Being a follower of Jesus is not like being a fan of Jesus who likes to pick and choose those parts of Jesus’ identity that appeal to him/her the most. Following Jesus means much more than liking Him, or being … Continue reading

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Unity Outside Jesus is Idolatry

Jesus never prayed for the unity of religions. Unity to which Jesus calls his followers has a clear focus and purpose. It is the unity in and around Jesus, modeled by and rooted in the loving and mutually embracive relationship … Continue reading

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Young Jewish Man Loves and Follows Jesus

Justin Kagin, a young American Jew, believes that Jesus Christ does not belong to Christians alone, but that He is for the Jews, Muslims and others too. Justin believes that Jesus is above any organization, institution, movement, concept, ideology and … Continue reading

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Jesus Transcends Them All

The Book of Hebrews, one of the most ignored and seldom studied New Testament books, powerfully argues that Jesus is the final destination and retirement place of every religion, including yours and mine. The book progressively argues that the entire … Continue reading

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