Our natural opinion of ourselves is invariably distorted, whether inflated or deflated. The Bible, however, challenges us to look at ourselves rightly in light of the Gospel. Although we are irreparably broken by our sin, God loves us so much that He has secured our relationship both to Himself and with fellow believers in Christ. In His design, God has uniquely gifted every person with talents and abilities to be used for the sake of His name. When we contribute to the community of faith according to what we have been given, the local church can thrive and flourish as we are built up together in accordance with His will.
From Shame to SingingHow should we respond when our circumstances appear contrary to God’s promises? The Bible reminds us that God’s promises will ...
A Failed Solution
Hiding sin is always a futile exercise. King David knew this—yet when he allowed his lust for Bathsheba to triumph ...
David and Bathsheba
Is it possible to erase a lifetime of usefulness in one moment of weakness? That seemed to have been the ...