A major facet of the Christian life is embracing God’s grace . . . and believing grace fully covers all our sin.
When we read the sensational stories in the Bible, sometimes it’s tempting to brush them off as mere fiction . . . rather than accept them as historic events.
There’s an innate desire in each of us to do things on our own. And it’s difficult to admit when we can’t accomplish something in our own strength!
Travel back to ancient Jericho. Rumors were flying all around the city that a great army was coming against it. The doors to the city were barred and the walls were fortified with troops.
Some of the stories in the Bible feel more like fairy tales than true history. It’s easy to simply pass them off as a myth.
Overcoming impossible situations is a recurring theme in the Bible. Like the battle of Jericho . . . a victory won against all odds.
If you read the accounts of people in the Bible . . . you’ll find that human nature hasn’t changed! Even the ancient saints made mistakes. And more often than not, they didn’t deserve the blessings God granted. A discussion on God’s mercy.
In a culture of fast food, Internet, and cell phones . . . patience isn’t necessarily considered a virtue. And yet, life rarely unfolds on our preferred timetable. Perhaps you’re waiting on God right now.
Would you describe your faith walk as vibrant? Exciting? Or . . . have you grown stagnant? Encouragement to demonstrate your faith by actions.