Dr. King understood that none of us can claim to accurately see and address the evil around us until we first take action to find and deal with the evil within ourselves.
Confession Is the Compost of a Spiritually Fruitful Family
Christ’s redemptive work on the cross and the Holy Spirit’s sanctifying work in our hearts turn our sin into rich repentance and righteousness.
There is greater joy in being the servant of King Jesus than being served by others, because it is what we were created to do: to glorify, honor, serve, and worship him.
As youth ministers we are often the first to see the workings of the Holy Spirit in the lives of our students, calling them to be future Nathans and Deborahs and Esthers.
When we omit the words “I’m sorry,” we omit the power of the Gospel in our homes.
Because the idol of control hides behind such good things, it quietly advances its way into the deepest corners of our hearts, burrowing deep roots.
The first time I read the Hebrew Scriptures all the way through and encountered the prophets, I was unable to ignore a vision of sin as a corporate undertaking and repentance as highly communal and action-oriented.