Not everything that is good for us seems like a positive thing in the short run, but the long-term payoff can be amazing
Month: April 2022
When It’s OK to Boast
While we shouldn't be obnoxious about our own achievements, maybe there are things others have done that we should boast about
Sin Was Always Sin, but Faith Was Always Faith
While Jesus brought clarity and detail about God's plan to save fallen human beings, at least one key element of that plan was present long before Jesus was born as a baby
It is true that our two default options in life aren't very good, but there is another, infinitely-better path that we could miss if we stopped there
Why Do We Have to Hear This Again?
While we might repeat things just to hear ourselves talk, when God says something more than once, we should definitely pay attention
Love Doesn’t Require Breaking the Rules
When God made a way for us to return to Him, He didn't take any shortcuts
Level in What Way?
Sometimes, it's not just the cure that's available to everyone who wants it; there's also a sickness that each of us suffer from
It might not be fun to think of ourselves as a remnant, but God can do some amazing things with what the rest of the world considers to be scraps.
Totally Unfair, Part 2
Why should people who do good things be considered inadequately righteous, when sinners can receive salvation through faith?
Totally Unfair, Part 1
Should people who do good things be considered inadequately righteous, while sinners can receive salvation through faith?
The Fruit of God’s Patience
When we start to appreciate our sin, we find that God is justified in punishing it, so why does He sometimes delay justice?
Not New Information
The gospel has good news for those who feel (or were told) that they are far from God, and we find that this good news was God's plan all along.
What If God Chose to Help Us?
Perhaps, before choosing to reject God's authority, we should first take a look at the kinds of decisions that He makes.
A Holy Credit to Your Account
What does the faith look like that results in our debts being cleared with God?