1. Jennie
    January 23, 2009 @ 8:37 pm

    Love it! This is the kind of stuff I can never hear enough! Looking forward to hearing it AGAIN on Sunday. Also looking forward to practicing it all in the new context of RAC. You rock, David! Please try to make sure you get some rest this weekend. Sunday will be a great day! Can’t wait to celebrate with everybody!


  2. Josh
    January 24, 2009 @ 7:07 pm

    I’m excited.


  3. davidmartinhanke
    January 26, 2009 @ 7:45 am

    Thanks guys. It was a great day. So many helping, excited, servant hands! As I have been preparing to preach this series, one of the features of our church that gets me excited is our small groups. As a preacher, it gives me freedom to know that my sermon is not the only shot people get at these texts. In many ways, I am a teacher/ tour guide/ introducer, but it is the small groups where people re-visit the texts and wrestle through how we live them out. So a big shout out to all you small group leaders! You rock! May you dig in to these passages and find great delight in the Gospel of Christ.


  4. Daniel Li
    January 28, 2009 @ 8:59 am

    Reflecting on the question you poised on Sunday in your sermon, “How does the knowledge of these epiphanies change everything?” and Titus 2:14, I came across this quote from Jonathan Edwards that sums up the importance of acknowledging the epiphany itself each and every day.

    “If we lose a sense of the greatness & generosity of the divine love, there will be no resources of grace to motivate the life of holiness”


  5. Erica C.
    January 28, 2009 @ 6:41 pm

    I love that by laying down our self-contructed securities, our good Father provides an comprehensive security in Himself. Our lives are in fact now “hidden with Christ in God” (Colossians 3:3)


  6. davidmartinhanke
    January 30, 2009 @ 8:24 am

    Yep, great word– ‘self-constructed securities’. They always feel more like props– flimsy, plastic, but oh so comforting.


  7. Tanya
    March 3, 2009 @ 3:25 pm

    Jesus is LORD! I love Him and the good news is he died to make me free!! Halleluiah! We are all(in CHrist) related when we accept the blood covenanent as our own!!!

    After all… The Father craeted us all from ONE BLOOD!


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