Just as a snowball starts to roll down a hill and gain size and momentum as it continues, so our sin too, if undealt with, can grow in depth and breadth. 2 Samuel 11 gives us one of the clearest examples of this tragedy.
How do you primarily relate to God? Do you primarily view Him as a Judge or as a Father when you pray? He is both, but Christians ought to relate to God more as a Father, rather than a Judge. How do you honestly feel about yourself before God?
James gives us three steps to get wisdom. I'm usually suspect of people promising “three steps” to anything of value, unless that person is a Biblical author. James 1:5-6 is one of the most practically helpful verses to me in the entire Bible.
Worry is sin. Most of us probably don’t believe that. And even if we do, it can seem near impossible to quit worrying. For some of us, it seems like a normal part of life. There are other sins in life that have clear, practical steps that can be taken to stop.
If you are a Christian, you are called to ministry. It doesn’t matter if you work in a full-time vocational capacity or spend your work hours draining engine oil and rotating tires. As Martin Luther said, “We are all priests, as many of us as are Christians”.
In the last post we looked at how men and women can uniquely reflect the image and glory of God. Men and women are equally image bearers of God. And yet there are unique ways that a man and woman can reflect God’s image in a richer, more vivid way when