Total Depravity? Yes. But not for the Christian. So what does the Bible actually teach regarding the relationship between the Christian and sin?
We are blessed when we are persecuted for doing good. We are blessed when we are reviled for righteousness sake. But we are NOT blessed if we are fools, merely experiencing the natural consequences of being a jerk. Discernment and spiritual maturity is required to know the difference.
This week, lay-elder Connor Hensley preached on Persistent Prayer in Luke 18:1-8.
God sent revival to Nineveh, yet the Prophet Jonah was bitter. Similarly, if God chose to start saving a bunch of hillbillies in flyover country, Russell Moore and David French would probably be among the first to complain.
Christ is praying for all his people, and his prayers never fail.
Romans 1:24-32 is clear, when a society willfully chooses to reject God’s truth in exchange for the lie, as well as reject God’s glory in exchange for the glory of the creature, God promises to hand them over to their sins and the horrible consequences which will inevitably follow. Romans 1:18 assures us that God has clearly revealed himself to …