Because Jesus Christ forgives and cleanses us of all our sin when we place our faith in Him and experience salvation, we are tempted to disregard our continued sin and how God might deal with it.
Darkness cannot tolerate light; the more your life illuminates the presence of Christ, the more you should expect opposition from the forces of darkness.
I have seen people struggling when our pastor says, “Turn in your Bibles to the fourth chapter of the book of Jonah, verse 2.” I’ve watched people flipping from one end of the Bible to the other so fast that it created a slight breeze across the congregation.
“Not on my watch” is a theme that we here at SBC Today feel is a philosophy that undergirds our commitment to continue supporting IMB missionaries overseas who may have technically retired, but are still seeking to reach the nations.
His Word will completely burn every excuse we have. The Word will burn to ash every false expectation we have.