Besides wanting to call on God, we’ve already made a visible expression of wanting to follow Christ. As we have been raised to a new life in Baptism; we should seek out those things that are pure and represent the purity or holiness of God and Jesus.
The “Law of Sin and Death” relies on us to maintain our own individual morality. So we depend on the flesh controlling the flesh. From the outside that may look successful. But it falls short of perfection, which is the standard under the law.
Jesus describes how the Comforter/Holy Spirit, God, and Jesus Himself are in constant communication with each other. But the real question is if we’re tuned in to this conversation. Often we’re like the car radio on a long trip and each station we tune in grows fainter as we distant ourselves from the radio tower.
The key factor in maintaining an addiction is enabling. This enabling allows the addict to experience no consequences for their destructive habits. And a person who is co-dependent also will not function well if they don’t have some way to shelter the addict.
“Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness” belongs to all Americans regardless of race or still in the womb.
When I contemplate the election of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris I see an increased role for Bible believing churches in the cultural wars in our country.
There is no one more important to the heritage of America than George Washington. Opening Proof Washington spoke of Jesus as the one “who lay down in the Grave and arose again for us, Jesus Christ our Lord, Amen.” We also find in the prayer book that Washington […]
I have advised women to get out of emotionally abusive relationships. Separated or divorced – the woman shouldn’t take him back if he’s only sorry for himself. The husband could have genuine remorse.
I find myself not understanding my moods and my laziness. I’ve developed really poor sleep habits. My temper is coming back. I don’t believe I know myself as well as I should. I realize that I can’t fix myself without the Holy Spirit and my own introspection.
What I wish to bring out is that the all-inclusive clause in the Declaration of Independence that covers everything that’s included in these Amendments to the Constitution.