When our sin casts us before the throne of grace, God will never cast us away. Then, we can go back to our friends and family to seek forgiveness for the seventy-seventh time, strengthened with the hope that God will faithfully transform us into his likeness, one degree of glory at a time.
A crucial way to help our local churches grow in faithfulness is for us to grow as faithful church members. Here are some questions to gauge how we’re doing.
There are distinct bonds found in brokenness. We find comfort in knowing that others relate to our pain and sorrows. We long to be understood, to have our burdens carried, to find encouragement that we can make it another day. We can find some substance of this understanding in each other.
Our good works aren’t meant to illuminate us, but to illuminate our Father in heaven. Each good work the world sees should direct their eyes to behold our God.
Dreams lead to destruction if they’re not submitted to Christ.
If they persecuted me, they will also persecute you. – Jesus (John 15:20) How should…
Sin might infiltrate our hearts and actions every day, but our failures point us to the Savior who is faithful through it all. His grace is infinitely deeper than our sins will ever be.
We tend to be pendulum swingers. If we struggle in a particular way, we push…
Sometimes our enemies are within our own churches. Are we ready to love the enemy sitting down the row at church, knowing that they’ve gossiped about us?
When God saves us and puts a new heart within us, we will genuinely desire…