Although true Christians should be marked by a life of holiness, we will never achieve a state of moral perfection in this life. Sinless perfection is a lie. We must beware of anyone who claims to be without sin. Very rarely will someone blatantly claim to be perfect. However, many in the American “Church” have attempted to redefine sin in …
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Although true Christians should be marked by a life of holiness, we will never achieve a state of moral perfection in this life. Sinless perfection is a lie. We must beware of anyone who claims to be without sin. Very rarely will someone blatantly claim to be perfect. However, many in the American “Church” have attempted to redefine sin in such a way that they no longer possess any real sense of moral responsibility for the wrongs they have committed.
The Apostle Paul was willing to say “I am the chief of sinners.” So why are we so afraid to acknowledge our own sinfulness? Perhaps, this reveals the fact that we still struggle to believe that the Gospel is a message of grace, not works.
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A lot of pastors in our nation have seemed to change their position on Covid-19 and how churches should respond. However, very few of these pastors have gone on public record admitting that they were previously wrong. Should these pastors publicly repent for their past errors and ignorance?
What do you do with your guilt? There are only three options: 1) You write a new narrative for your life that constantly makes you an innocent victim surrounded by toxic people, 2) You acknowledge your guilt and sit underneath its crushing weight, 3) You trust in Christ as the one who bore your guilt.
In verse 4 David says, “Against you, you only, have I sinned and done what is evil in your sight, so that you may be justified in your words and blameless in your judgments.” When we truly confess the severity of our sin we vindicate the justice of God!
Watch this sermon clip by Pastor Joel as he shares that it is only when we come to love God, by His grace, that we begin to plead not only for pardon and forgiveness, but for total transformation.
What are the clear biblical signs of receiving God’s Judgment? Has America arrived at this point, or do we still have time to repent?
Pastor Joel, you are known for being an intense preacher. How would you respond to someone who says that it is the kindness of the Lord that leads us to repentance?
We cannot cry out to God for mercy without also having it accompanied by repentance. Our nation needs healing for our sickness, but we need forgiveness for our sins even more.