Paul considers himself to be the foremost sinner. Twice in 1 Timothy 1, he calls himself such. According to his own words, he is guilty of insolence, blasphemy, and persecuting Christ and his church. And despite the serious nature of these specific transgressions, we know his personal list of sins is barely beginning. Paul is … More Perfect Patience
God foreordains our sin. There is much mystery here. Our human responsibility is not being denied. God is not the author of our sin. However, whatsoever comes to pass, we know it has been sovereignly decreed by our sovereign God. God foresees our sin. He is omniscient and knows those transgressions which he has decreed. He also can look … More Why Will You Stay Away?
In this devotional series, we have been reviewing why Jesus said he did not come in order that we might better understand the reason for his coming. Four points have been presented thus far: Jesus did not come to counter-balance the Father. The Father and the Son were not in conflict, but they were in covenantal … More Why Jesus Did Not Come – Part Five