Leadership necessitates righteous application of justice and mercy to those being led. A leader, therefore, must operate from a position of humility and submission.
Jesus slays our fear with his promises. No matter our circumstances, Christian joy transcends them.
The problem of application with Stanley’s message lies in a stealthy verbal bait-and-switch, exchanging freedom in Christ for slavery under a single law.
The command to love is so crucial, that its opposite is a deadly cancer that must be removed at all cost.
…stand firm in the faith, be strong, and do everything in love.
In God’s economy, the first will be last and the last will be first. Eve wasn’t created last only to complete Adam, but to provide God’s route for mankind’s redemption.
Yet even the promises we have heard still confound us. How could a child provide healing to the mass of humanity? A humanity still operating as Adam and Eve in Genesis 3: scared, naked, and hiding from God. How can this baby…
Frequently, I fall into the trap of reaching for a “perfection” defined by the world or myself rather than the one set by God.