Jesus Christ will always be there for us, even in our worst day He will not defect from us but He will stand for us.
God is wanting to convince you that He is love, not just loving, but He is love, so what kind of Father do you think this makes Him?
Take care, brethren, that there not be in any one of you an evil, unbelieving heart that falls away from the living God.
If you ever get to the point where you blame yourself for your sin, you are going to get saved.
We have one hope before this God who is awful and majestic. And it is to hide our unholiness under the blood of Christ, and to hide in the shadow of the Cross.
Brother John recently gave an update about the missions team in India. Even though he was recently not allowed to go back into the country, he talks about how God is good and in control.
In pride Peter thought he was strong in his own strength, which in turn made him vulnerable. It was hurting him to think this way.
There is a reason why God as the creator of the heavens and the earth is so prominent in the Scriptures.
God does have absolutes. There is only one opinion that matters and it's not our opinion, it's God's.
The Scriptures teach that where there is forgiveness through Christ there is no longer any offering(Heb 10.18) that a person needs to make for the atonement of their sins. The Scriptures also teach that if you reject the truth of Christ, which is the only place of forgiveness, there remains no longer any other place to find a sacrifice for your sins(Heb. 10.26).
God is wanting Isaiah to tell His people that He wants to be known as the God who acts on behalf of any who wait upon Him. Waiting sounds easy but in a sense it is easy and in a sense it is hard.
When you look at a guy in the gutter, is he an object of pity or is he wicked for what he is doing? Well it's not either or, he is both, and he has no hope unless God has mercy on him.
Remember that God is carrying you, believe Him and trust Him as He carries you right through to glory.
If your a young person you've probably asked the question... "Is it God's will if I move here for this church...marry this person... get this job." How can you discern God's will? Also, how can you discern if it is God's will if your parents are against what your will is? When do you disobey your parents will in order to obey God's will?