The law convinces us that even though we are supposedly saved from sin through Christ we are still sinners who are subject to the law of sin. It’s only reasonable, isn’t it?
What problems have you begged God to remove from your life? After all, shouldn’t trusting God mean that he will provide everything instead of you having to struggle through so much? And does financial failure mean that you have missed out on something that should be in your life? How many times have you asked God to remove these kinds of hindrances from your life so that you could be successful? But then, what if those things remain purposely so that you are strong?
we tend to limit our hearts by allowing ourselves to only see on the surface and in a very limited scope. our purpose is found in the Person of Christ Himself. that is huge in scope and beyond what we see on the surface. in Christ we are found. huge! the New Creation is GOD's plan and HE will be True to HIMself and HIS purpose in and with us.
Why you feel guilty should be quite obvious, for you are afraid that whoever is judging you may be right. And of course, that would mean that you may be wrong, which would also mean that you might be wasting your life
Keep the real Christ in your thoughts - and even let it carry you away - for HIS life is so very real, and very connected to true relationship with those around you!
To live like who you really are is to live free, for that is what you are. When you and I attempt to figure out HOW to do this, it can only come across as being some difficult requirement
Even if you were to keep the commandments as you have come to understand them, you would not be keeping them, because keeping has to do with
We believe in Him because of Him. We believe who He is because we are of Him and not because we learned a doctrine
Whatever your heart is searching for, the answer to your questions is Christ. Trust him to answer for himself
If you are afraid of what the spiritual elite would find against you, then you might want to consider the scrutiny Jesus had to deal with