Looking for Biblical advice on how to fight against lust, sexual sin and pornography? This Bible Study gives a thorough look at what the Scriptures teach.
Faith is the firm assurance and conviction that the invisible God is who He says He is and will do what He has promised to do.
The believer needs to be very careful to avoid sexual sin and to avoid situations that may give the appearance of evil.
Yes, you come just as you are, but Jesus isn't going to leave you just as you are.
A Christian is someone who sees they are not fit to meet God Almighty in their sin. They know the sin they have done and that it should put them in the lowest place in hell. Yet...
Not that I have already obtained this or am already perfect, but I press on to make it my own, because Christ Jesus has made me his own. - Philippians 3:12
"I cannot find a solid church where I am at, what are my options?" - You could do nothing or seek harder at finding a good church right where you are. Or plant a church where you are. Maybe even seek to reform a not so good church. At last resort you can pack up and move to where a good church is.
And I heard a voice from heaven saying, "Write this: Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord from now on." "Blessed indeed," says the Spirit, "that they may rest from their labors, for their deeds follow them!" - Revelation 14:13
Sin is not a big deal with God expect if it breaks the law of love. All these other things hang on that.
Don Johnson testifies how the Lord granted him repentance to forsake his idolatrous relationship to his hobby of relic collection. Is there a lawful hobby in your life that has wrapped itself around your heart and has become an idol?
We plead with you... do not harden your heart, if you are under conviction of your eternal destiny being hell, then run to Christ and trust in Him alone to save you. There are many many people who are seeing many sermons, yet are still holding onto their idols and not forsaking all to follow Christ. Do not be comfortable in your sin!
The moment when you take your first step through the gates of hell, the only thing you will hear is all of creation standing to its feet and applauding and praising God because God has rid the earth of you. That's how not good you are. - Paul Washer
Tim reads a testimony of how Howell Harris was overwhelmed by the love of God.
Are you sitting right there and thinking "I'm lost, I'm lost." Wicked hardened sinners do not realize they're lost... if you realize that then there is great hope for you.
Regardless of how we feel, if we have faith in what God says and trust it, we will not fall, we will not fail. The just shall live by faith not by feelings.
1 Peter 5:2 - shepherd the flock of God that is among you, exercising oversight, not under compulsion, but willingly, as God would have you; not for shameful gain, but eagerly;