May we never forget that God killed an entire generation of Israelites in the wilderness because of their sin of grumbling. The sin of grumbling reveals an even deeper sin: The sin of unbelief.
Every knee will bow to King Jesus. All men will either bow willingly by grace, or forcibly when he who rules the world with an iron scepter breaks the knee caps of all his enemies. Christ is not merely the Lord of our sweet little hearts, he is Lord of ALL.
Obedience brings blessing; guaranteed in the life to come, but ordinarily in this life as well.
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.
Pastor Joel Webbon personally wrestled with the assurance of salvation for years. This was one of the primary theological truths that set him free.
It is quite possible to do the right thing, but still be in sin. Romans 14:23 says, “For whatever does not proceed from faith is sin.” So what does it mean to do something “IN FAITH”?