When Christians confess their sin, they are not “informing” God of their sin, but “agreeing” with God regarding what he says about the severity of their sin.
Jesus said that the world will hate his disciples because it hated him. If we aren’t experiencing any degree of persecution, it might be because we don’t look anything like Jesus.
“The whole Scripture is a light shining in a dark place; a lamp or torch to be carried in the hand of a believer, while he passes through this dark world; and is in the present state of imperfection, in which he sees things but darkly… By means of it he may see and shun the stumbling blocks in his …
In the name of Big, Flashy, and Fast, Evangelicals sacrificed the souls of their own children on the altar of global missions. And here we are, still picking up the pieces.
Virtually every church has to kick people out from time to time. The only question is, are they doing it biblically? Are you apart of a local church that practices church discipline according to scripture?
Jesus didn’t just die to justify people, he also died to sanctify them… and he will.