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Delusional self-confidence based on self-accomplishment is not far removed from self-righteousness. It’s an insidiously deadly poison that can be… Continue reading
It might surprise some to meet the true citizens of heaven. Many religious leaders “shut the door of the kingdom of heaven in people’s faces” (Matthew 23:13). Jesus said of them, “You yourselves do not enter, nor will you let those enter who are trying to. ….You travel over land and sea to win a single convert, and when you have succeeded, you make them twice as much a child of hell as you are” (Matthew 23:14-15). Jesus said to these religious leaders, “religious leaders “shut the door of the kingdom of heaven in people’s faces” (Matthew 23:13). Jesus said, “You yourselves do not enter, nor will you let those enter who are trying to. …Jesus said to them, “Truly I tell you, the tax collectors and the prostitutes are entering the kingdom of God ahead of you” (Matthew 21:31). Continue reading
Spiritual growth requires looking ahead and looking back. Continue reading
“All my life I have been called unworthy — Named by the voice of my shame and regret.”
If you feel this way, here’s a great song with a great message just for you! Continue reading
“…a cold, self-righteous prig who goes regularly to church may be far nearer to hell than a prostitute.” Continue reading
What should life and relationships look like among those who have received God’s forgiveness and salvation? Continue reading
Do you know and rely on God’s love for you?
Allow these truths to transform your understanding of the security of God’s love for you. Continue reading
Is there a mandatory dress code for Christians?
Will it compromise the plausibility and authenticity of our witness to the gospel if we dress inappropriately? Continue reading