God is worth praying to precisely because he does NOT allow man’s free-will to override his own sovereignty.
God is exceedingly gracious in the order in which he arranges the battles of our lives. Too often we convince ourselves that we must fight our biggest giants first, when God would have us fight them last. Perhaps, the clearest example of this is the Christians’ final battle with his own death.
Just because someone is poor, doesn’t mean that the church should provide for them. The Bible contains strict criteria for who we are obligated to help, and who we should ignore.
Have you ever heard a pastor say, “My job is not to do the work of ministry, but to train and equip YOU to do the work of ministry.” Here’s why that statement is unbiblical.
The Great Commission requires that we preach both Law and Gospel, because Christ explicitly told us to teach others to obey ALL of his commands. And as we do, something begins to change.
Christ is Savior of some, but Creator of all. So is it on the basis of Christ’s salvation or creation that he imposes his Law?