“Behold, I am laying in Zion a stone of stumbling, and a rock of offense; and whoever believes in him will not be put to shame.”
Today is the celebration that Jesus defeated death forever for those who believe in Him.
Simple entry tonight on this, as one friend called it, “the best worst day in history”.
The world is messed up. It’s broken. It needs to be fixed. The government can’t fix it. Money can’t fix it. Being nice can’t fix it. We can’t fix it.
Because relationships based on falsehood are not really relationships. They are fantasies.
In my last post, I talked about truth and the importance of standing for it. I hope we all see the value in standing for what we believe in. Everyone stands for something, and everyone has truth standards, even if they don’t think you can know truth. Probably the most absurd thing I have heard…
I’ve been thinking about something a lot lately – a little thing called truth. And if that was the only thing I was thinking about, that would be enough. But my thoughts have not been on only truth, but also on our willingness to stand up for it. All of us believe in things, and all of us…
But the obedience part of religion, and the fuller understanding that comes with growth is a topic of another post. This is about the belief part of religion. When we teach people about Jesus, what do we teach them? When they believe, what do we expect them to believe?
But whether it’s “I am” or “I am He”, the point still stands – you must believe something specific about Jesus or you will remain in your sin.
Can I believe anything I want about Jesus and still call myself a Christian?