Our natural instincts drive us to try to be in control and handle life ourselves, but God’s word tells us a different reality and condemns are natural instincts. We have to make a choice as to what we depend on.
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What should Christians think about men and women in comparison? Are men superior to women? The answer has as much to do with marriage as it does with March Madness.
While a ninety-six percent on a college English paper is a satisfying result, that grade is still a convicting failure in the eyes of the law. Fortunately for us, Jesus fulfilled the letter of the law to every iota and still bore the torment intended for us in order to purchase our redemption.
Brew your coffee and get ready, we’re going live for our first #HoldFastChats of 2016 with any of our active contributors who want to join! We’ll be discussing things like ambitions, goals, self-improvement and making much of Jesus versus ourselves. Hope you can join us!
Our natural hearts warp authority into something it actually isn’t. However, when we meditate on how Jesus came to us and gained his authority, we get both a deeply challenging and extremely encouraging glimpse of authority that’s undeniably helpful and practically applicable to our lives.
You are “dirty”, “unclean”, “guilty” and “wretched” – or so you think. But why do you think this? Is this right? Is this helpful? Should we really spend so much of our time and emotions thinking of ourselves as these “wretched sinners”?