To get at the nature of that faith, it is helpful to ponder why faith alone justifies. Why not love, or some other virtuous disposition?
I come with singing and everlasting joy within my heart. I obtain joy and gladness, and sorrow and sighing goes away.
“The central miracle asserted by Christians is the Incarnation. They say that God became Man. Every other miracle prepares for this, or exhibits this, or results from this. ” ― C. S. Lewis
“If you believe what you like in the gospel, and reject what you don’t like, it is not the gospel you believe, but yourself.” ― Augustine
God has designed our souls to be satisfied in worshiping Him.
We are in the Great Commission by living empowered by the Great Commandment love.
How can we continue on with faith in the life of anxiety when things seem uncertain? What are some ways to trust in our God in the midst of the storm?
The doctrine of hell is one of the most difficult aspects of the Christian faith for many people.
“He is not here,” tells them that their search is a vain one; no more should they look in a tomb for Jesus. “He has been raised,” where the passive points to the truth that the Father raised his Son.
The fundamental question that our 21st century evangelical churches must ask is this; If we could have everything in this world, yet Christ is not there, can we be satisfied?
The word “Christian” does not mean “one who admires Christ,” nor “the recipient of Christ’s blessings,” nor even “one who believes in Christ.”
This is absolutely a counter-cultural model. This radically changes everything of how we think and howe we function as a church.
The ordinary Christian will always fight the status quo of lukewarm Christianity. The ordinary Christian will always fight nominal, passionless Christianity.
If you’re saying you always been what you’ve always been then you need to ask if you’ve ever really met Jesus. Meeting Christ changes everything.
Jesus is absolutely worth everything within our lives. The fundamental question we must as is, “What is Jesus worth to me?” Radical by David Platt challenges us to consider with honest open heart question, of how we think and take the gospel in our life. So many questions and stipulations that beckons us that leads us a stray with the …
Someone approached me and asked me recently, “What is your favorite Bible verse?” I often find myself troubled as I find it extremely difficult at times to focus in on one single verse, as there are specific times in my life where certain passage of scripture that ministers to my soul, so I would like to answer this question carefully …