The invitation that Jesus gives to the crowd of disciples, as well as to all people, to repent and abide in Him, is utterly genuine and totally free. But the very serious problem of sin...
Winter is passing and Spring is just over the horizon with it’s bright warm sun, cooling breeze, bright leaves, and flower’s in bloom. Easter is coming, the celebration of the resurrection of our Lord and savior Jesus Christ.
Sanctification, the act of being made holy, can be a difficult thing to understand for new believers and seasoned believers alike. How much work do we have to put in? Does God do it all? Do we just “let go and let God?” Can we walk in holiness?
I often feel the impact of the gospel while driving my three kids around in the van, because that is often when I most clearly see my depravity and need for a Savior. My sinful grids include a lot of lies about where my value and worth lie, mainly in my own performance.
The grace of God is a fundamental tenant of the Christian faith. Without grace, communion with God is impossible, the Christian life is one of works, and salvation would be impossible.