Some believers in Christ who have wondered into the wilderness of sin may experience a season of enjoyment in that wilderness. The delights of the flesh can suppress and subdue the once enjoyed spiritual satisfaction of walking in the Spirit. “For the flesh lusts against the Spirit and the Spirit against the flesh.” (Galatians 5:17)… Read More »Guilt Under the Law
One of the most powerful emotions that can shatter one’s soul is failure. Failure arrives on the scene of our lives through many avenues; whether it be moral, financial, vocational or personal. The weight of any failure becomes personal to the one experiencing it. We see this monster raising its’ ugly head all around us.… Read More »The Devastation of Failure
I’ve been contemplating the miraculous work of redemption in a believer in Christ Jesus. This is no small thing. For you see, we have all been brought forth in corruption. We were conceived in the womb in sin and we came into the world, by nature, ready to sin. As King David writes in Psalm… Read More »How Can It Be?
In reflecting on the failure of many believers floundering recklessly in their faith, I am not surprised at their plight because they have shipwrecked while sailing through reefs, rocks, and routes that the Lord has warned them of in Scripture. Grace has been quenched in their lives because they have left the fountain from where it… Read More »The Quenching of Grace