What a state of privilege! It includes our justification before God, but the term “acceptance” in the Greek means more than that. It signifies that we are the objects of divine satisfaction, nay, even of divine delight.
Perhaps we need exercise caution when crossing gender boundaries, but God’s call to love also means following his Spirit and serving people the way they need even if that risks misunderstanding and disapproval from others.
Jesus is clear—our focus on morality should never get in the way of mercy. If it does, we’ve lost sight of what matters most to God.
There are 13 million more Christian women in the United States than there are Christian men! I was prepared to wait for 1 in a million, but this is taking it a little far!
God loves the church with a love too deep for human imagination: he loves her with all his infinite heart. Therefore let her people be of good courage; she cannot be far from prosperity to whom God speaks “good words and comforting words.”
St. Patrick’s day is really a memorial to the great Irish bishop and missionary St. Patrick—a man who was captured by Irish pirates and made a slave, escaped after six years, and returned a few years later to lead people to Christ.
Why would anyone write an entire song romanticizing short-lived, noncommittal relationships and all the emotional turmoil involved in them? Maybe because that’s exactly what the music industry does best.
Not long ago, my family was harmed by damaging theology. We bought into the lie of a fearful, angry God who could not possibly love us the way we were. Of a God who saw us primarily as sinners, not his children.
Hello, gentlemen. Let us begin with a statement of the obvious: Winning a girl’s heart can be a difficult thing. If you have taste, the girl you’re currently in love with is probably much more attractive, talented, and well-adjusted than you are. If you have any realistic perspective on the mathematics surrounding your chances to […]
If we are disciples of Jesus, we see diversity as a very good thing. We honour variety. We don’t place it in a value system where some are more important than others for whatever trendy, political, cultural, or inherited reason.