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Fear God? No, Jesus Frees Us from Fear

Adam Ericksen claims that for many, God is something to be feared. But Jesus came to free us from the fear of God. “Do not be afraid,” Jesus said, because God is not motivated to make us afraid. Rather, God is motivated to please us. According to Jesus, it is the Father’s good pleasure to give us the kingdom.
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The Most Underrated Mother in the Bible

Mother’s Day is this Sunday, so Adam Ericksen would like to introduce you to the most underrated mother in the Bible. You may not have heard about her. And, unfortunately, her name isn’t recorded. But this mother is a model for all parents. She is also a key figure in illuminating our understanding of human nature and the transformation of religious sacrifice.
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Jesus Was Killed For National Security Reasons: Good Friday, Fear, and Muslim Surveillance

"On Good Friday, Jesus reveals that we don’t have to live by a poltics fear. In fact, he frees us from fear, even the fear of death. Faith in Jesus means that we no longer have to kill or exclude others for the sake of national security. Rather, faith means trusting in Jesus, the one who calls us to love and forgive our neighbors, including those we call our enemies." - Adam Ericksen on Good Friday