God’s ordinary design for the Christian life is that we often face challenges in a progression of increasing difficulty. The victories of our past serve to be training grounds for the next trial.
Christ’s kingdom is not isolated to some ethereal plane in the seventeenth dimension. Christ is King of earthly kings and Lord of earthly lords. His kingdom is here.
God is jealous for his own glory. Therefore, he chooses the foolish to despise the wise.
Idolatry is not merely immoral, it is foolish. When the Bible speaks of those who worship idols it not only describes them as morally wicked, but also stupid. This is because idols are stupid (dumb, blind, deaf, lifeless). And those who worship idols will become like them.
Pastor Joel Webbon shares his thoughts on the preaching ministry of Paul Washer in comparison to the ministry of the Apostle Paul.
Justification fuels sanctification, and sanctification assures justification. This is intended by God to be a beautiful cycle, but for the Christian living with unconfessed sin, it becomes a viscous cycle. Confess your sin and break free.