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?
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?
Do you know how much you are loved? Well, this might blow your mind, but you have been eternally on God’s mind and heart. Yes, you have been the apple of his eye and the subject of his conversation for millenia. You were made in his image. You were made to commune with the Father, Son, … More Stop Second Guessing God’s Affection