The greatest testimony is not an ex-gang member converted to Christ, but a Christian who can never remember a single day when they did not profess Christ as Lord.
God always validates his Word. Those who choose to reject God’s truth, do so out of rebellion.
Perhaps you’ve heard someone say, “The God of the Old Testament is harsh, but in the New Testament, Jesus is more loving.” This foolish sentiment radically misunderstands the Trinity.
The Church is a gift being given back and forth from the Son to the Father, and the Father to the Son. This glorious story is about God, first and foremost, not you.
As a father, it is not enough to tell your children the truth of God’s Word. Fathers must believe this truth for themselves and diligently live it out in practical obedience to God’s Word.
The Christian life is a life of perpetual and continual training for godliness. The moment that we stop is the moment that we begin to decline.