Christ... is the absolute owner. Go out to your car this afternoon and you just stop in your tracks and look at it and you recognize that's His.
True sloth is not simply when I am idle, but when I am idle with regards to Christ. Idleness towards Christ is the sum of wickedness.
If your forgiveness is going to look like and be modeled after Jesus Christ, then you have to be a pursuer of people.
First John 5:16 says that "there is sin that leads to death" and in the context of this letter he is dealing with those false prophets that are false to the true Christ.
People ask, "What am I supposed to do if I am in the midst of, or being tempted by sexual immorality?" And the Bible has one simple, clear word: flee!
Jesus says, "I say to you, Ask and you shall receive; seek and you shall find; knock and it shall be opened." What a promise!
The separation from God that you and I should experience throughout all of eternity was suffered for us by Jesus Christ on the Cross.
How do we explain what happened in the book of Acts? Or in the biographies of those from the past like George Whitefield?
God has made promises to us and He who has made them always fulfills those promises. Now here is the question...
The Bible calls us to testify of the facts of Jesus Christ, who is the eternal Word of God, who took on flesh...
We are ambassadors and stewards of the mysteries of God and there is no greater privilege.
So we must know our Bible's so that it won't be said of us “My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge;"
And I am sure of this, that He who began a good work in you will bring it to completion at the day of Jesus Christ.
To deny a doctrine or alter the work or person of Jesus Christ is to attack Christ and to deny the true Christ of the Bible.
God does not intend for the Christian to always approach everything they do from a negative perspective by asking, "What's wrong with that?!"