The Heart of the Christian Faith: Truth 105

107 truths about God, the world, and you. 105: Praying for and receiving forgiveness in Jesus’s name frees you to forgive others. Photo by Debby Hudson on Unsplash “...and forgive us our sins, as we have forgiven those who sin against us. ...” Matthew 6:12 NLT Jesus teaches His disciples to ask His Father for … Continue reading The Heart of the Christian Faith: Truth 105

The Heart of the Christian Faith: Truth 104

107 truths about God, the world, and you.  104: By prayer, you acknowledge your daily need for God’s grace. Photo by montatip lilitsanong on Unsplash “Give us this day our daily bread...” Matthew 6:11 ESV The prayer Jesus teaches consists of six requests in two parts. The first three concern God and His place in … Continue reading The Heart of the Christian Faith: Truth 104

The Heart of the Christian Faith: Truth 97

107 truths about God, the world, and you. 97: Before you take Communion, take time to examine your life. Photo by Firmbee.com on Unsplash Let a person examine himself, then, and so eat of the bread and drink of the cup. For anyone who eats and drinks without discerning the body eats and drinks judgment … Continue reading The Heart of the Christian Faith: Truth 97

The Heart of the Christian Faith: Truth 95

107 truths about God, the world, and you. 95: Be baptized if you believe and receive the good news of Jesus. Photo by Tammy Chan on Unsplash Peter replied, “Repent and be baptized, every one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins. And you will receive the gift … Continue reading The Heart of the Christian Faith: Truth 95

The Heart of the Christian Faith: Truth 93

107 truths about God, the world, and you. 93: Jesus fulfilled the old law to make you new. Photo by shraga kopstein on Unsplash In him you were also circumcised with a circumcision not performed by human hands. Your whole self ruled by the flesh was put off when you were circumcised by Christ, having … Continue reading The Heart of the Christian Faith: Truth 93

The Heart of the Christian Faith: Truth 87

107 truths about God, the world, and you. 87: Seeing your sin opens the door to life. Photo by valérie faiola on Unsplash Then I said, “It’s all over! I am doomed, for I am a sinful man. I have filthy lips, and I live among a people with filthy lips, yet I have seen … Continue reading The Heart of the Christian Faith: Truth 87

The Heart of the Christian Faith: Truth 85

107 truths about God, the world, and you. 85: God made a way for you to escape His wrath. Photo by Deleece Cook on Unsplash God didn’t set us up for an angry rejection but for salvation by our Master, Jesus Christ. He died for us, a death that triggered life. 1Thessalonians 5:9-10 The Message … Continue reading The Heart of the Christian Faith: Truth 85

The Heart of the Christian Faith: Truth 84

107 truths about God, the world, and you. 84: Your every sin deserves the death penalty. Photo by Einar Storsul on Unsplash “...Behold, all souls are mine; the soul of the father as well as the soul of the son is mine: the soul who sins shall die. ...” Ezekiel 18:4 ESV No matter its … Continue reading The Heart of the Christian Faith: Truth 84