What many call the "common grace" of God is not just "common", but it is marvelous common grace.
Justification & regeneration are two great miracles that stand at the very heart and center of the gospel.
Rahab being on the list in Hebrews 11 loudly proclaims that you don't have to have a good background in order to be a Christian.
Truly, truly, I say to you, unless one is born again he cannot see the kingdom of God.
The true Christian is the most logical person in the world because by faith he has done the math right and calculated correctly.
If you have a desire for one thing then you are discontent with the other thing. For the Christian they desire Christ and therefore are discontent with the world and with sin.
By faith Sarah herself received power to conceive, even when she was past the age, since she considered him faithful who had promised. - Hebrews 11:11
Faith is building a life on what God says. That's believing. Saving faith does not run from the unknown.
What can happen to people who lose their peace and joy? They usually go curl up in a ball in their bedroom and become ineffective and unfruitful.
He has appeared once for all at the end of the ages to put away sin by the sacrifice of himself.
Noah was basing his whole life and decisions on something unseen... on a God who is unseen, who warned him about an unseen flood.
Where does the world get its peace from? -- They get it when everything is going right.
I ask a lot of people "What is the meaning of life?" and most people don't know, they don't know why they are alive and where they are going.
If Christ is better than the things of the world, then go after Him with abandon, be sold out for Christ.
Diego testifies of how he was trying to reform himself and yet he saw how futile his efforts were.