Tag Archives: Thursday’s Theological Tweet

Scripture at Sunrise 4.14.2011

“For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that though He was rich, yet for your sake He became poor, so that you by His poverty might become rich.” -2 Corinthians 8:9

“The gospel is the good news that God treated Jesus the way I deserved and He daily treats me the way Jesus deserves.” -Tullian Tchvidjian, via Twitter

Scripture at Sunrise 4.7.2011

“Who, though He was in the form of God, did not count equality with God a thing to be grasped, but made Himself nothing, taking the form of a servant, being born in the likeness of men. And being found in human form, He humbled Himself by becoming obedient to the point of death, even death on a cross. -Philippians 2:6-8

We’re now free to let go of lesser things because he first let go of higher things. -Tullian Tchvidjian, via Twitter

Scripture at Sunrise 3.31.2011

“So neither he who plants nor he who waters is anything, but only God who gives the growth. He who plants and he who waters are one, and each will receive his wages according to his labor.” -1 Corinthians 3:7-8

Some nights we sow and some nights we reap, but we always work alongside a miracle-working Farmer in His beautiful field. -Louie Giglio via Twitter

Scripture at Sunrise 3.3.2011

“For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.” -Romans 6:23

You deserve hell. Everything else is a gift. –Mark Driscoll via @NationsBeGlad

Scripture at Sunrise 2.24.2011

“Since, therefore, we have now been justified by his blood, much more shall we be saved by him from the wrath of God.” -Romans 5:9

Jesus drank the cup of God’s wrath so that we could drink the cup of God’s forgiveness. -Tullian Tchividjian via his Twitter

Scripture at Sunrise 2.17.2011

“And you, who were dead in your trespasses and the uncircumcision of your flesh, God made alive together with Him, having forgiven us all our trespasses, by canceling the record of debt that stood against us with its legal demands. This He set aside, nailing it to the cross.”  -Colossians 2:13-14

“Instead of holding them (your failures) up in front of your face and using them as the warrant to send you to hell, He put them in His Son’s hand and nailed them to the cross.” -John Piper (via Mike Donehey’s Twitter)

 

Scripture at Sunrise 1.20.2011

“And I am sure of this, that he who began a good work in you will bring it to completion at the day of Jesus Christ.”  -Philippians 1:6

The gospel celebrates God’s grip on us, not our grip on God. We grow, therefore, when we focus on Christ’s work for us not our work for him!  –Tullian Tchividjian