“Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.” This is one of Jesus’ more well-known declarations, and it has profound implications for the way we treat our work, conduct our relationships and live our lives. However, this message—that we can stop our deepest struggles, that we don’t need to earn some kind of justification for our existence—is utterly at odds with the way we’re prone to live.
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There are problems with believing in Christianity; there is no question about it. Probably one of the most difficult problems with believing in Christianity are believers in Christianity who struggle with their belief – those who believe in Jesus, but have a real difficulty believing the amazing truths that we find in the Scriptures about who Jesus is and what he has done and, also, what the Scripture says about those who believe in Jesus and the result in their lives. Guest preacher Rev. John Hutchinson of McLean Presbyterian Church leads us through an exploration of Ephesians 3.14-19.
Guest pastor John Hutchinson leads us through an exploration of Ephesians1:15-23.
Study Guide: Got Hope?
Faith, hope and love. That was the foundation for a church-plant in Thessalonica 2,000 years ago, and it is the foundation for Grace DC today. Dr. Hutchinson, who helped start Grace DC, recounts our story and exhorts the congregation to continue to build on our foundation.