12 Ways God Deals With Our Sin

One of the disciplines of the Christian faith is remembering and reorienting your mind to the truths of what God does with your sin. Tim Challies wrote on this weeks ago that I’ll briefly summarize. He writes, God throws your sin into the sea (Micah 7:19) God treads your sin underfoot (Micah 7:19) God throws…

Are you forgiving & dependable like Jesus is?

Obviously there are more than 8 Christlike qualities but Sam Crabtree in Practicing Affirmation focuses on these ones in particular: Truthfulness. Jesus is the faithful witness (Rev. 1:5), the most truthful being in existence, the One for whom it is impossible to lie (Titus 1:2). Obedience. Jesus is the most obedient human being ever to…

6 Facts About Nonforgivers

When you’re bitter and refuse to forgive or exude an openness to forgive what do the Scriptures say about you? You are forgetting the size of the massive sin debt for which God forgave you. You are declaring that you do not need God’s forgiveness in your life. You are declaring that you do not…

10 Dumb Things Smart Christians Believe

Larry Osborne has written several books that have been insightful, encouraging and challenging. You can find a link to Sticky Church here and Sticky Team here. 10 Dumb Things Smart Christians Believe is another book I’d recommend you reading but in the meantime here’s a quick summary from Leaders Book Summaries, a website that offers…