Ultimately, we know that all societal ills are sins and all sins are against God. But why is that some issues call for legislation, protest, and action where others are simply met with “it’s a sin problem, just preach the Gospel.” Addressing sin is ultimately a matter of the heart that the Gospel a
If all words matter to God, they should matter to us too. Contrary to growing belief, profanity isn’t something we should be embracing if we’re called to stand apart.
Are all words relative or neutral in meaning? Is it really our intent or meaning that matters and not so much our word choice? Is cussing really just an issue of what we’re personally convicted by? Ultimately, it’s God that puts a premium on our words.
When it comes to the sin that destroys our lives, it’s our job to repent. And God’s promise to save us. There’s never enough good karma to save or make us “good enough” because we’ll never be good enough on our own. But God is good, and more than enough!
Humanity was defeated and it seemed like sin had won. But then Jesus reset the scene and changed the game forever. Death from this body is only temporary. Because Jesus rose and lives, so now can we. Today we can say, death has been defeated.
To one it represents the finished work of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on the cross to atone for our sins. To another, it represents the extent of the love of God for mankind. To yet another, it represents our path to life everlasting. Yet, when we recognize that the Resurrection does not refe
We never have to do life alone when God is in the picture. He wants to direct our steps and will — if we’re willing to let Him have His way. The psalmist David understood the power of our human weakness, sin, while also recognizing God’s hand and plan over it.