God doesn’t rip out the blood-pumping organ in our chest, but gives us new desires. He changes our will. He gives us a new nature. This is what it means to be spiritually alive.
We can hold fast to the promise in Romans 8:1, that, “there is no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus.”
Sisters, your soul will find unending peace and joy as you learn how precious you are to your Father, and that is what will sanctify you, change your actions, and make you more tender, long-suffering, gracious, and wise toward your children.
My present singleness is one of God’s greatest gifts to me—not merely as a sanctifying force or as a season of life to weather successfully. Rather, my singleness is a celebrated assignment, through which the Lord is given glory by the unencumbered way I wield my time and energy for His renown.
Ultimately, we live in two worlds. Our citizenship may be in Glory, but our human feet walk a thorned and thistled earth.
When we fail to heed sound teaching, we listen to whatever doctrine is most appealing at the time. This teaching may sound good, but it will ultimately lead to destruction.
Perspicuity (PER-spi-ku-i-tee) simply means that something is free from obscurity and easy to understand; it is the comprehensibility of clear expression. To say the Bible is perspicuous is to say that its truths are clear, accessible, and available.