Paul was convinced of his own unworthiness. Since he believed he didn’t deserve anything, there was no trial that could shake his joyful confidence in Christ. He trusted in God’s sovereignty over every circumstance. “But even if I am being poured out as a drink offering upon the sacrifice and service of your faith, I [...]Read More
Scripture is clear that forgiveness plays an active role in the lives of Christ followers.
Then Peter came and said to Him, “Lord, how often shall my brother sin against me and I forgive him? Up to seven times?” Jesus said to him, “I do not say to you, up to seven times, but up to [...]
In the Old Testament holiness is being separated from anything evil. Priests were considered holy to the Lord because they were set apart from ordinary duties and were dedicated to His special service. Objects or food could also be called holy by setting them apart from ordinary use and dedicating them to God. However, the [...]Read More
I will remember that I am not God. He alone is self-existent and sovereign.
I will remember that I am a sinner by nature, depraved and flawed.
I will remember the horrors of Christ’s crucifixion and reflect with gratitude on His purchasing me.
I will daily meditate on scriptures that speak truth to my need for humility.
I will [...]