Come let us return to the Lord

chad Bible, Faith, Redemption

Let us return to the Lord!  What a powerful statement.  It is not just powerful because it’s in the Bible,  it’s powerful because people know it’s true.  What we need now, and have always needed, is God.  Yet it seems that people often have a hard time coming back to God.  Why?  For some it may feel that they have …

Altar Culture – Redemption part 2

kristie Culture, Love, Redemption

Welcome back.  Let’s continue our discussion on redemption.  Previously we had talked about the definition of redemption-  The action of regaining or gaining possession of something in exchange for payment, or clearing a debt.  We had been stuck in our sin.  In the old covenant men were required to sacrifice animals for blood was required to cover their sins.  However, …

Altar Culture – Redemption part 1

kristie Culture, Love, Redemption

Redemption.  What does it really mean?  If you look it up in the dictionary you get the following:  The action of saving or being saved from sin, error, or evil.  To many Christians this is where our understanding of redemption stops. Our debt for sin has been paid and one day we will get to go to heaven.  However, if …