There are so many sincere people trying their best to live the Christian life and finding it frustrating. That is right, I said, they are finding it frustrating. Why is that so? Have you ever tried to write with a pen that had no ink in it? You shook it, you squeezed it, you pressed […]
Do you like lukewarm tea? Lukewarm coffee? I don’t. Give me my coffee hot or cold, but lukewarm, and I will spew it out of my mouth. Apparently, the way I feel about lukewarm coffee is the way Jesus feels about lukewarm Christianity. And to the angel of the church of the Laodiceans write, ‘These […]
Many people operate under the false notion that the Christian is the person who seeks to imitate Christ. They assume God places Christ before us as an example and expects us to do all we can to live as He lived. If you are a good actor, you may have tried this and managed to […]
Our sin nature is eradicated, our sins are evaporated, and our guilt is eliminated. That is, if Jesus arose. We believe He did. Skeptics say He did not. If Jesus Christ did not rise, He is the greatest fraud to have ever lived, the Gospel is pure fiction, and the future of humankind is hopeless. […]
Jesus did not come to make bad men good. He came to make dead men live. Christianity is not religion. It is not self-improvement. It is not about a person doing his best to be holy. Christianity is Life. It is God’s Life, imparted to you, working powerfully in you, flowing miraculously through you.