Do Christ Followers Have a Sinful Nature? The short answer is “No” but it’s greatly misunderstood. How about you personally, how would you answer that question before reading the remainder of this blog? If you consider some of the sins you commit, you may conclude that you do. In that case, you would be using
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One thing that can hinder spiritual growth is failing to believe you are righteous. Hebrews 5:13 says: “For everyone who partakes only of milk is not accustomed to the word of righteousness, for he is an infant.” Our spiritual growth is compared to the growth of a person who by now should be an adult
Do you ever feel like there are two equal powers inside you with completely opposite desires? One part of you wants to serve God and love other people. The other part seems more comfortable entertaining sin. The comparison can feel there is a civil war taking place within our mind. This is a common
In Isaiah 61:4, God prophesied that the Messiah would fundamentally change who we are and that God would be glorified as we lived more and more like who he would make us. Look at what he says: “So they will be called oaks of righteousness, the planting of the Lord, that He may be glorified.”
You believe God wants you to live by the 10 Commandments. You are committed to doing the “right” things so you can be a good Christian. You believe you will have a bad day if you don’t read your Bible and pray. You believe God’s blessings are given to you by him as a result
Video text from God’s Best-Kept Secret. Copyright 2017 by Mark Maulding. Published by Baker, a division of Baker Publishing Group. Used by permission. For many of us, the attempt to live for God can leave us feeling burdened rather than free. Yet that’s not the kind of life God intends for us to experience.