People expend plenty of time and energy looking for the secret to success, and many approach the Christian life in the same way. As the apostle Paul modeled, however, the key to power, freedom, intimacy, and maturity in Christ lies not in our own strategies for achievement, but in embracing our weaknesses in light of God's gracious love. As we acknowledge that we are weak in every area, we also realize that the Christian life is entirely a matter of grace from beginning to end.
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 ...