Jesus is everything: Because Jesus has come, nothing can be the same again. He came to make us friends with God. He did that by dying – which removed the barrier of sin that exists between every human being and God. Because of Jesus, God is no longer dangerous. Because of Jesus, we can be friends with God. Jesus is everything. We are nothing. Because of Jesus we are now forgiven, loved and delighted in by God.
Being a Christian is more than just an instantaneous conversion – it is a daily process whereby you grow to be more and more like Christ.
God cannot give us a happiness and peace apart from Himself, because it is not there. There is no such thing.
C. S. Lewis
Prosperity cannot be a proof of God’s favour, since it is what the devil promises to those who worship him.
He took my place. He died for me. They were my transgressions, but his wounds. My iniquities, but his chastisement. My sin, his sorrow. And his punishment bought my peace. His stripes won my healing. His grief, my joy. His death, my life.
If your god never disagrees with you, you might just be worshiping an idealised version of yourself.
We will never run out of struggles to live the Christian life. Racism, especially, is a global concern and very often a stumbling block to our worship of God. I never considered myself guilty of racism until Bloodlines revealed my ignorance and shattered my pride. READ MORE.