If the gospel you believe does not include obedience as a fruit of faith then it is short-sighted and you will end up spiritually crashing into a wall. Certainly, we need to be exceedingly careful to make clear that our hope and confidence before God, and His righteous judgment, is singularly on the basis of the merit and mercy of Jesus. He has fulfilled the law in His active obedience and satisfied the wrath of God through His atoning death on the cross. Salvation is by grace alone, and is received by faith alone. As J.I.
What would you say to someone, who you knew to be a multi-millionaire, if you saw them living on the street (I am in no way drawing on an Eddie Murphy movie here)? Surley you would ask them why they were forsaking all of their unique privileges? After all, what multi-millionaire would rather rummage through trash cans than be served at bistros? Strange, and utterly unlikely, as this situation might be, it is actually a reality for many Christians today.
The Meaning of Christ’s Ascension
Olaudah Equiano – Waking Up Christians to the Evils of Slavery
John Chrysostom and Olympias – Finding Comfort in Troubled Times
Basic information – four ideas
(Rev. 1:17, 18)
Walking with God