We can be disgusted by sins – in others or in ourselves – but until we’re willing to seek out repentance, knowing sin is there does us no good.
Christ was the only pure human, and thus it is His perfect deeds and conquered trials that make us right with God, not our own.
David did the only thing he could think of to guard his pride and keep his wickedness a secret: murder Uriah and take his wife.
You don’t have to submit to temptation, you don’t have to be enslaved by sin, and you don’t have to be burdened by the guilt of past mistakes. God gives you the freedom to choose to turn away from Him, and He always gives you the freedom to admit your wrongdoing and come back to Him in repentance.
Breaking Tradition is a series that re-evaluates some of the man-made traditions in the church and asks questions about whether they're helpful or problematic and how they could be improved upon.
How many times have we seen in the Lord's church where members cannot put someone's past behind them, even when they've changed their ways, confessed their sins to their brethren, and moved ahead in their spiritual walk?
This week, we consider the natural result of true faith: a desire to change.
If you want to be saved, you must call on the name of the Lord. But how do we do that?