“I don’t believe in ‘works-salvation’…the idea that you have to earn salvation from God. God gives salvation as a free gift to those who will accept it. But I do believe in ‘works-damnation’. It takes really hard work to reject God’s truth and exchange it for lies.” ~ Leighton Flowers
“A lot of people confuse service for God and relationship with God. The two aren’t one and the same.” ~ Skye Jethani
“The irony within the tradition of the American church is that we talk all the time about having a personal relationship with Jesus…and yet we spend very little time teaching people how to actually have one.” ~ Skye Jethani
“I think in many cases today, we’ve actually made our goals and dreams into idols. We’ll pursue our dreams to the detriment of our relationship with Jesus. Jesus didn’t say ‘take up your cross, and follow your dreams’…just saying.” ~ Phil Vischer
We strive for the best in everything else…why should our commitment to God be any different?
This could just be me…but it seems like there are large chunks of Jesus’ character and personality that don’t get a lot of press nowadays. You know what I mean? It’s as if both secular society, and unfortunately much of the church, is on some kind of desperate PR campaign aimed at making Jesus as politically […]
Jesus never ceases to amaze me… I know this is a blatantly obvious and seemingly pointless statement, but hear me out. My current amazement with Jesus has little to do with His “front and center” characteristics…you know, His omni-potence, His omni-presence, His omni-science, His holiness, His incomparable love, His grace and mercy, His overwhelming compassion for others…you and I both […]