Set apart. Holy. No longer slaves to sin. Different from the rest of the world because of Christ. This is our calling as Christians, but what happens when we slip off our set apart path? What happens when we trip and find ourselves falling back into the ways of the world? The Bible says that by accepting … Continue reading Reborn From the Ashes of Sin
It's far too easy for the Gospel to get watered down, especially when you live in the Bible belt. For much of my life, I held nothing more than a watered down view of Jesus. To me, it was common knowledge that Jesus had died on the cross, and that He rose again, bringing salvation to all who believed in Him. It was as good as fact.
I've been reading Uninvited by Lysa Terkeurst recently (which is a great book on how to live life in God's love without letting rejection and the whims of others steal your joy), and at one point she mentioned Abigail, Nabal's wife in 1 Samuel 25. As I continued thinking about what she said about Abigail, I decided to take a dive into the passage myself.
I wouldn't call myself a total perfectionist, but when it comes to certain things in life, I definitely strive to be pretty close to perfect. Namely, in academics.