“Let’s not automatically assume that our churches are faithful to the gospel. Let’s examine whether they really are. After all, ‘Every institution tends to produce its opposite.’ A church with the truth of the gospel in its theology can produce the opposite of the gospel in its practice.” ~ Ray Ortlund
Are issues of social justice always just a local matter?
“The reason that we don’t act like Jesus in the world today is because we don’t see like Jesus saw. If we would see things the way He sees things, then we would act the way He would act.” ~ Skye Jethani
Love him or not…he certainly needs our prayers.
“As followers of Jesus, we need to represent the grace and love that we keep talking about. Otherwise, we should just stop talking about it.” ~ Leighton Flowers
“The real test of a saint is not one’s willingness to preach the gospel, but one’s willingness to do something like washing the disciples’ feet… …that is, being willing to do those things that seem unimportant in human estimation but count as everything to God.” ~ Oswald Chambers
“Some people do not like to hear much of repentance; but I think it is so necessary that if I should die in the pulpit, I would desire to die preaching repentance, and if out of the pulpit I would desire to die practicing it.” ~ Matthew Henry