Work Out Your Salvation?
Paul said, “Work out your salvation with fear and trembling,” a statement which causes some Christians to fear and tremble. So let’s take a look at it. Doing works does not save us, but true salvation shows itself in works (Eph. 2:8-9). Paul is writing to believers about the outworking of their salvation in their everyday […]Continue reading
Why God Says No: A 3 Dog Tale
Sometimes God tells us No to test whether our hearts are faithful and obedient. Imagine a master dog trainer who supplies dogs to the ATF, DEA and police is training a newly hired apprentice. The trainer points to three calmly sitting dogs and says, “We just received these dogs that received their initial training elsewhere. […]Continue reading
Chase Away Temptation, Doubt, and Fear
Discouragement. It stops progress—especially progress overcoming temptation, doubt, and fear. Will I ever get over my anger towards that person? Can God really love a person who has failed as miserably as I have? Will I survive the loss of my loved one? What will happen to my loved ones if I die? Will I […]Continue reading