I hate christians. self-righteous, self-serving. unloving, uncaring. jains, buddhists, democrats follow jesus better than christians. wouldn’t you say so? why be a christian? my life’s ok without god i guess. my life as a constant liar, exaggerator, and complainer to get people to sympathize with me, abuser of my sister hitting her to the point where her forehead...
The cross gives mediation, condemnation, propitiation, imputation, expiation, sanctification, justification, and reconciliation to the nations. I’m sure the Apostle Paul is smh @all the words we’ve come up with to describe God’s love.
Is there power in your Ephesians 2:8?
Half-gospel: Jesus paid for all our sins. We’re now at a zero-sum balance. Enter: confusion, humiliation, and hopelessness from consistent, ever-present sin. Full-gospel: Jesus paid for all our sins. But he didn’t just pay for sins then ditch us. He dwells in us. We are right with God because he sees Jesus in us. Our account balance is not $0.00. We’re rich. In fact,...
Concealed sin keeps us from seeing the light of Christ. Sin is like spiritual...– John Piper, Desiring God (via transformingnations)
Holy week’s coming up. I’m praying a couple things for the Spirit to execute, as He has faithfully been doing since days of old. Giving order and peace over messiness (Genesis 1:2) Vision for what He wants to done in my life and others (Genesis 41:38) Skill to finish ridiculous projects (Exodus 31:3) Power to kill the enemy of sin (Judges 3:10) My tongue to faithfully pronounce...
Jesus, the de-motivational speaker
How do you cheer up a Christian who’s not happy? Do you do some spiritual life-coaching for sin management? Practical advice in hopes it will deliver them from pain? Ever thought of saying, “Come to the cross and die”? Any other spiritual pick-me-up is reduced to glorifying a specific person or event, whether it be the sin or recovery. Peter didn’t like it when Jesus was...
In Christ Alone: Day 6: A Stranger →
kayfu: Dear Stranger, Do you know Jesus Christ? If you do, then I am looking forward to seeing you in heaven. If not, let me tell you about him. Jesus is my savior. But he’s more than that too. He’s my best friend, my rock, my prince of peace, the person I most look up to, the one whom I love above all….