"You know the perfect storm? Not when you fail, but when you succeed and you finally get your perfect life, with you at the center. It's the poison of your kingdom coming and your will being done."Ray Ortlund, Proverbs,
2020!We won't be forgetting this one any time soon. All politics aside, everyone has been affected by the COVID-19 Pandemic. Some more than others. It has been a year of fear, panic, worry, anger, grief, anxiety... an emotional overload.
"If [God] were not wrathful against sin, we would question whether He is personally good. What would it mean for Him to say that He is committed to oppose evil if He refused to judge it?"Mark Dever, It Is
"Why is work important? Not because by working harder we will get richer; there is no simple equation between hard work and wealth. We work essentially because we have been given gifts of creativity to use in God's world. Work
Every natural man’s heart and life is a mass of darkness, disorder, and confusion, however refined he may appear in the sight of men.… The unrenewed part of mankind is rambling through the world, like so many blind men,
In Christianity, the moment we believe, God imputes Christ's perfect performance to us as if it were our own, and adopts us into His family. In other words, God can say to us just as He once said to Christ,