One day, surely, my feelings will catch up. Right?
The Israelites tried and ultimately failed. What did they do wrong? How can we avoid their mistakes?
The God who created the cities of refuge is our everlasting City of refuge.
When I was younger, I prayed earnestly and seriously that God would help me be good. It didn't work. How did Rahab do it?
It doesn't matter how good we are. If we sin, we'll be punished. We have to resist sin. But we can't do it alone.
Raise your hand if you have ever been able to fully obey God and follow all His commands. Exactly.
We attend church. We call ourselves Christians. We insist that we believe in God. It all looks and sounds very good, but we've forgotten something crucial.
If you won one million dollars, what would you do first? How would you live? What if instead of the million dollars, you were given something even better?
How do I give my life to Jesus? How do I become a Christian? How do I truly become a follower of Jesus?
"I've dedicated my life to Christ". "Complete surrender to God". "We're here to glorify God in everything". We've heard it before. We know it's supposed to be us. But it's more than just pretty words or the Christian ideal.
It's about saving our lives.