The Gospel is the wind in our sails and the Law is the rudder. The Gospel pushes us and the Law guides us.
The Bible says children are a blessing, but even Christians often choose to view them as burdens. What other blessing do we seek to postpone and minimize? And yet, when it comes to children, Christians often choose to have fewer of them and to have them later in life.
“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 …
Large “program-driven” churches are subtle tyrants, especially towards fathers in the home.
It’s easy to coast downstream. But if we’re following Jesus, we should expect resistance.
Christians need to start thinking biblically and strategically about where they live.