Addressing Sin Issues in Others with Grace and Truth

Addressing Sin Issues in Others with Grace and Truth

We humans love to fall into ditches. Trying to be zealous for God’s way of righteousness, we fall into the truth ditch of judgmentalism and control so quickly. Or missing that one, we fall into the grace ditch wallowing in sentimentalism or tolerance. And in falling into either ditch we distort and miss out on both grace and truth.

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Is God Disappointed in You?

Is God Disappointed in You?

How does God feel about you? (We’re using human words to talk about God; that’s troublesome. But stick with me.) What picture of you does He hold in His mind? Is He proud of you? Or perhaps He would prefer to disown or forget about you if He had the choice. Is God disappointed in you?

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How to Put God First in All Things

How to Put God First in All Things

You know the Scripture: “But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.” (Matthew 6:33) It sounds really good. And this verse is often used by church people to say, “Give to the church, and God will take care of your needs.” But what does it really mean to put God first in all things? And how do you do it?

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