Never stop seeking more of God!
For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God— not by works, so that no one can boast. Ephesians 2:8-9 (NIV)
The relationship between faith and God taking action is undeniable.
The relationship between God’s perfection and His actions is undeniable.
Our faith opens the door for God to take action in our life.
His perfection determines what is allowed to pass through that door.
It is difficult to love those who do not share the same beliefs as we do. This means it is just as difficult to love those in the church as it is to love those outside the church and even more difficult to love God.
We all want to believe that our theology is sound. There is no better way to start an argument with a follower of Christ than to insinuate that their understanding of how God works is flawed. Even for those who humbly accept that they will never fully understand God this side of eternity, the thought of a hole in their theology on sin, especially one that can allow Satan to interfere with their faith could start a fight. (more…)