Cary Cox, from Jonah 1:17 and 2:10. Why was Jonah swallowed by the fish? What really happened, and what was the purpose? See how Jesus interpreted this story, and how it points us to his death and resurrection. The God of the storm is also God over the grave!
Cary Cox, from Romans 6:1-4. Paul stops to deal with misunderstandings of the gospel of grace. Genuine believers cannot live a lifestyle of sin, because we have been united with Christ at conversion. False Christians keep on sinning, but real Christians keep on repenting.
Cary Cox, from Colossians 3:1-11. It is impossible to live the Christian life without experiencing the miracle of conversion. But since believers are united with Christ through conversion, we are empowered to live Christ-centered lives. This involves “changing clothes” each day: putting off things that do not honor Christ, and putting on lives that are consistent with Christ-centeredness. First, we look at the “dirty clothes” to remove.