Considering that it seems the majority of professing Christians either continue to live like the world, are biblically illiterate, or both….I think this excellent article by a wonderful brother in Christ is in order. The heart is deceitfully wicked above all else, and we are all more than capable of letting it deceive us daily…so don’t listen to your “heart”….hold yourself up to what the word of God says, praying to rightly see how you truly are (without your inner “PR” man answering for you), and honestly ask yourself this question: “Am I that man?”….imaginary fruit won’t count when you are at the throne….neither will imaginary salvation.~AGM †
Have you ever been confronted with sin in your life? How have you reacted to someone that loves you enough to point this out to you?
Your reaction tells you a lot about yourself.
Did you get angry?
Did you become defensive?
Did you deny it, or accuse them of being self-righteous? That’s an old favorite.
Did you notice that I said someone “loves you” enough to risk your relationship to tell you about your sin? Did it mean they are without sin? Of course not, we all sin, but don’t pull “judge not…” out of your hat, unless they are accusing you of something they are embroiled in themselves.
2 Samuel 12:5-9 So David’s anger was greatly aroused against the man, and he said to Nathan, “As the LORD lives, the man who has done this shall surely die! And he shall restore fourfold for the lamb, because he…
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