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not just to go to heaven someday

We’re Born Again for Something Now — Not Just to Go to Heaven Someday

You and I are recreated in Christ Jesus for good works. Unique things. Not just to go to heaven someday. Will we experience them? “For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand that we should walk in them” (Ephesians 2:10 NKJV). We are his workmanship — it’s …

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vice-regents in Christ's kingdom

We’re Raised Now as Vice-Regents in Christ’s Kingdom with Matt Raines (Podcast #49)

Thankfully, in Christ, we die to ourselves as a False King. And more, we’re raised as Vice-Regents of Christ’s Kingdom! “[The Father] made us alive together with Christ … and raised us up with Him, and seated us with Him in the heavenly places in Christ Jesus” (Ephesians 2:5-6 NASB). Authentic Christ-Followers are key in …

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understanding the kingdom story

Understanding the Kingdom Story in 5 Acts (N.T. Wright) with Matt Raines (Podcast #41)

You’re designed for narrative — your Personal Life Story and the Big Story that’s shaping and moving everything. The Grand Narrative is the loving rule and reign of God—Jesus has come to put things back in order, restoring us as Vice-Regents under God as King. Listen in on my conversation with Matt Raines. We discuss …

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