There are at least three benefits possessed by Christians today that Old Testament saints did not have.
Christians should be informed and engaged in both culture and politics. But remember: We are not mere “conservatives,” we are Christians. We go out into the world to produce change, but we only do this effectively when we go into the Sanctuary to be changed.
Over the past couple years, many Christians have proved that they care more about their physical health than spiritual health. They value their bodies over their own souls. Here’s what the Bible has to say to these idolatrous individuals.
Evangelicalism in America has officially divided. There is no more middle ground. Those leaders and ministries still trying to straddle the middle are quickly dying out. There are only two options left: Courageous Christianity or Apostasy.
What do you do with your guilt? There are only three options: 1) You write a new narrative for your life that constantly makes you an innocent victim surrounded by toxic people, 2) You acknowledge your guilt and sit underneath its crushing weight, 3) You trust in Christ as the one who bore your guilt.
The church needs Scripture, but it also needs an exposition of Scripture. We need this exposition of Scripture in both our preaching and our singing. The songs of the church must not merely be theologically TRUE, they must also be theologically ROBUST. *Don’t mind the sweat. Pastor Joel’s air conditioning went out, and he was preaching up a storm.