Social Justice Warriors forget a key ingredient when attempting their version of justice. When doing justice, we must remember the full scope of Micah 6:8.
1 John 1:9 says, “If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and cleanse us from all unrighteousness.” In this text, it appears as though confession is a “condition” for forgiveness. So how do we reconcile this text with the idea that Christians are completely forgiven of all their sins (including future sins) …
The Bible teaches that God is slow to anger and patient toward the wicked, but how should we interpret this patience?
Many Christians have been “homeless” for the past couple years. Their cowardly pastors shut the church doors and effectively banished them from the sanctuary. King David had a similar experience, and there is much that we can learn from his exile from Jerusalem.
True spiritual maturity is not a mere mystical experience, it is an objective reality that affects the whole person. And none of this takes place apart from the mind.
When the Prophet Nathan confronts David, he tells him a parable. The prophet uses shrewdness in order to cause King David to recognize the true severity of his sin and pronounce judgment upon himself.