Tag: sanctification

Witness Well

How growing in Christ is not about straining harder but surrendering fiercer

When God said, “Let there be light,” there was light. When God said, “Let there be dry ground,” there was dry ground. God’s Word created reality.

Does obedience define an authentic Christian?

An authentic faith reveals itself in words and actions, but does obedience define an authentic Christian?

7 Reasons to Trust God’s Traffic Laws

Faith means an absolute and consuming trust in God’s promises and an unyielding confidence that His ways are best. Faith means following God even when it doesn’t make sense. God tends to give directions one turn at a time. He will say to turn left when we think it ought to be right. He keeps …

What prompts a Christian’s obedience that is God pleasing?

The Bible is not about commands to be followed, but the lengths our Heavenly Father went to rescue us from ourselves.

Expectations that Jesus has for each of us

We all have expectations. We go to a restaurant and we expect to have a good meal. We go to a movie and expect to enjoy it. We have expectations on how people respond to us. And when those expectations are not met, we become disappointed. To be disappointed is understandable. In the same way, Jesus has expectations of us. When …

The Marks of a Mature Christian Believer

Paul describes immature Christians as babies who are still in need of spiritual milk (1 Cor. 3:1-3). Mature Christians eat solid food and “by constant use have trained themselves to distinguish good from evil.”  (Heb. 5:14)  They consistently use sound judgment in their daily lives. A mature Christian recognizes they will never reach absolute, sinless perfection on earth, …