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Brad J. Gray

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#49: On Life, Eternity, & an Obedience That’s Already Finished

#49: On Life, Eternity, & an Obedience That’s Already Finished

In this episode of the Ministry Minded Podcast, I share a devotional I gave to the youth of the previous church at which I ministered. This happened to be the last opportunity I had to teach this particular youth group. It was, therefore, an emotional talk, one which I took very seriously. In this short talk, I strive to answer the question, If I was only allowed one thing to say to a group of young people, what would that one thing be? My earnest endeavor to answer that questions as faithfully and truthfully as possible led me to this reality: the one truth that resounds and resonates for Christians, young and old alike, is a daring resolve to trust in a finished obedience. Such is what we’re proffered in God’s good news.

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Notes

I’m Brad Gray and I serve as the Senior Pastor of Stonington Baptist Church in Paxinos, Pennsylvania, where I live with my wife Natalie, daughter Lydia, and son Braxton. Besides pastoring, I spend most of my time writing, reading, and ministering in many more ways. I am resolved to faithfully and fervently propagate the gospel of “grace upon grace” for the weary and the worn out. It is my sincerest desire to live and minister all “for the sake of the Name.” (3 John 1:7) So long as Christ is exalted, that is enough.

Resources

Grace: So Much More Than You Know & So Much Better Than You Think, Brad J. Gray
Obedience That’s Already Finished,” Brad J. Gray
Lectures on the Law and the Gospel, Stephen Tyng
Christ Alone Exalted: In the Perfection and Encouragements of the Saints, Notwithstanding Sins and Trials, Tobias Crisp
Sola: How the Five Solas Are Still Reforming the Church, Jason K. Allen

Credits

Intro music: “Day 28” by Ryan Little.

Portion: A Sermon from Psalm 119

Portion: A Sermon from Psalm 119

Grace Fell on the Grenade: A Sermon from Romans 5

Grace Fell on the Grenade: A Sermon from Romans 5