When we minimize sin, we become displeasing to God. God expects His people to confront brothers and sisters in Christ gently, without becoming judgmental.
The subject of judging is a sensitive one in this age. Is it proper for Christians to judge matters? What does the Bible say?
It is easy to fall into the traps of judgmentalism, gossip, and unforgiveness. We must overcome our natural reactions and use forbearance in our relationships.
After God forgives our sins, He still allows residual memories of these transgressions to remain in our memories, evidently to help us in overcoming.
Humility, poverty of spirit, and acknowledging our total dependence on God are of the utmost importance. God responds to those who are humble.
As God tests His people, He desires that they test and prove His Laws to demonstrate that they invariably work, to prove these principles by following them.
Human nature skews our view of reality; there is always more than meets the eye. We would do well to adopt the approach of 'Good or bad, it is hard to say.'
Richard Ritenbaugh, anticipating the impending inauguration of Donald Trump as the 45th President of the United States, expresses the hope that all will be well in this transfer of power. The mainstream media has not concealed their contempt for whom they view as a polarizing figure, neither liberal or conservative, but secure …
Now that sober investigations have been done and pre-trial hearings have taken place, it seems that the media was once again horribly wrong.
We may not realize it, but our Christian lives are constantly under construction. It is this point of view that will make it easier for us to deal with both spiritual setbacks and progress.