The bad news: we have all sinned and fallen short of the glory of God (Romans 3:23), our good works and righteousness will not save us (Eph. 2:8-9), and even if that were the case, there is no one good enough anyway (Eccl. 7:20)! 

The good news: God loves us enough to send His son (John 3:16), belief in Jesus Christ saves (Acts 16:30-31), confessing belief in Him will save you (Romans 10:9), He always saves those who come to Him (Hebrews 7:25), eternal life is there because of Christ (John 5:24), you can never become unsaved (John 10:28), the blood of Christ (1 John 1:7) and the grace of God is enough (Romans 6:14), and you can be forgiven (Matthew 6:14-15). 

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At left: Jenn and I at her Secret Santa potluck last Saturday night, where I ate quinoa salad, indian noodles, mexican rice, pumpkin cake, and nacho chips until I was probably going to burst. The next night was potluck round 2 at my house, but this time for all the IB keeners; again, I stuffed myself with food until my stomach hurt because it’s no fun if you don’t. (pumpkin chili, samosas, and double chocolate cookies, oh man)

At right: yesterday, my family took a drive out to the cove. Me and my brother.