Our sentimental approach to Christ’s birth sanitizes the event to the point where we re-cast the story for palatability, nostalgia, and commercial manipulation.
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Are you assured of your salvation and if so, how? At the heart of these questions is the interplay between the objective truth of Scripture about the securing and security of your salvation versus the subjective experience of your feelings and fruit of salvation in your life.
As we enter adulthood in our faith, one of the most significant realizations to draw upon us is a healthy understanding of and appreciation for the church.
Christ is the Prince of Peace because it is in Him, by Him, and through Him we’re restored to peace with God. The enmity we had because of our sin is removed by Christ’s death and the Holy Spirit is given to us to produce His fruit of peace in our lives and relationships.
Christ is building His church, He is setting the captives free, and the powers of hell cannot conquer it.
As Scripture fills my mind, something changes deep within my heart. I quit focusing on my burden, I stop comparing, and I start considering the load another may be carrying.
It would have been so nice to move to a new city and only need to consult my handy “How to Find a Church in Six Simple Steps” brochure in order to make my decision.
Conflict, like anger, is natural. What makes conflict sinful is wrong motives for it and negative manifestations of it.
Family relationships are bound to strain at times and in many cases fracture, leading to feelings of failure and guilt, but there is a way to repair and rebuild damaged relationships—whether or not we’ve chosen them.