What are you doing with God’s invitation?

In Luke 14, Jesus is dining at the house of a ruler of the Pharisees, and he is simultaneously loving and offending one and all. He first offends his legalistic friends by performing another Sabbath-day healing. (vs. 1-6) He then offends his fellow invited guests who were arrogantly striving for the most honorable seats. They should be humble. (vs. … More What are you doing with God’s invitation?

Am I a Sinful Saint or a Saintly Sinner?

On the sixth when man was first created, he became a sinless saint. He was perfectly made in God’s own image and likeness and was thoroughly holy in all his affections, thoughts, words, and deeds. Adam brought great glory to God, and with pride the Father looked at his first human creation and said, “He is very good.” Then, for … More Am I a Sinful Saint or a Saintly Sinner?