I Hate My Sin!

A true Christian not only recognizes his own sin and openly confesses it to God, but also mourns over his sin because it is offensive to God and his law.  While we shouldn’t judge a person’s repentance by the amount of tears he sheds, we can safely say that a true Christian will feel godly… Continue reading I Hate My Sin!

Trembling Before the Word

 Here's a great section of Jerry Bridges' commentary on the fruit of the Spirit and other Christian virtues.  Here he talks about one aspect of Christian humility. "The person who is truly humble before God is also humble before God's Word.  God says he esteems the person who is humble and contrite in spirit and who… Continue reading Trembling Before the Word

The Sweetness of Tears

 Sometimes Christians forget the sweetness that can exist along with the bitterness of tears.  Because we live in a culture that focuses on entertainment, instant amusement, glamor, fame, and popularity, it is easy for us to jump on the bandwagon by doing our best to avoid tears, pain, and sorrow.  Everyone is searching for happiness and trying… Continue reading The Sweetness of Tears