Fokus på Jesus och evangelium / Focus on Jesus and the gospel

The power of grace

(För svenska se – “Nådens kraft”, som publicerats tidigare på bloggen).  The absence of power in the law  God’s law in the Old Testament reveals God’s standard. “for through the law comes the knowledge of sin.” Rom. 3:20  The law shows God’s standard, but it can never give us the power to fulfill it.  Focusing on the law leads to dejection, or pride (when you think you have managed to keep it pretty.. Read More

Performance or living?

The Law of Moses (religious works/own performance) says – Do. Jesus says – Done. The law, religious works and your own performance makes us proud (when we manage to keep up everything for a while). But the salvation, makes us to give all the glory to Jesus. We become thankful and humble. Religious people, are both the most proud (when they make it) and the most depressed (when they fail). Then we have.. Read More