Articles in "Discipleship and lifestyle"
I have recently been pondering the word Christians throw around all the time - "grace". By definition, grace is the unmerited favor of God. He gives us something we are undeserving of. I am so thankful for His grace!
But as we read in 2 Peter and Jude, one of the great pressures in the end times will come from false teachers within the Church.
For certain men have crept in unnoticed...ungodly men, who turn the grace of our God into lewdness and deny...our Lord...
The Lord has stirred my heart lately with these passages from James 1:
"My brethren, count it all joy when you fall into various trials, knowing that the testing of your faith produces patience. But let patience have its perfect work, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking nothing." (James 1:2-4 NKJV)
"Blessed is the man who endures temptation; for when he has been approved, he will receive the crown of life which the Lord has...