People tend to judge their own sin according to their own ideas. Some feel that their sin is too great so they won’t ask God to forgive them because they don’t believe that He can or will. Others assume that they are good because they haven’t done anything bad that they’re aware of; they go to … Continue reading Jesus is Able!
The Bible is clear that the character of Believers should be like that of Jesus. The more we study the Bible, the more like God we become. Here are some ABC’s for Believers: ASK (Matthew 7:7,11) Jesus explained the relationship between our Heavenly Father and us, His children. In verse 7, He tells us to … Continue reading ABC’s for Believers
Jesus said in Matthew 6:12, “And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors.” Forgiveness is what being a Christian is all about. There are basically three types of forgiveness that we need to apply to our lives—and each one is crucial in our walk with God. Divine Forgiveness: We learn in Romans … Continue reading The Importance of Forgiving
There are a lot of very nice people in the world who would not hesitate to help someone if they needed help or give them money or things if they needed it. Their actions are definitely driven by love, but that alone does NOT make them a Christian. Works by itself will NOT get you into … Continue reading You’re Not a Christian Just Because You Do Good Works
Many religions will have us believe that we can “earn” God’s forgiveness through works - give financial aid, support those who come to us for help, and pray for those in need. And these good deeds for this purpose should stay with that religion because it is NOT a prerequisite from the Lord for forgiveness, … Continue reading Can We Earn God’s Forgiveness?
Many Christians think that we only need to forgive the people we love and that it's not necessary to forgive the ones who have offended us that are just acquaintances or people we really don't like anyway. Or we think that because we're King's kids we don't have to lower ourselves to forgive the people of world, after … Continue reading Love and Forgiveness
It seems that lately the news is filled with horrendous crime stories and the detailed exploits of serial killers, and they remind us just how far humanity has drifted from God. Some of these crimes are so heinous that our stomachs churn just thinking about them. But when the offender is caught and justice is served, even Christians … Continue reading Hate the sin…hate the sinner?