Your witness for God is more effective when you know what you believe and can back it up with scripture. I believe that God is the creator and that He is coming back someday to take us home to heaven. All we have to do is ask Him for forgiveness and believe in Him. God will give us eternal life and we will be with Him forever in heaven.
You have given me every tool to fight against him. I know even as I combat the slings and arrows of a fallen world and a cunning enemy, that You are there fighting beside me and making the way before me. You, my Lord, are all that I need. Amen. What Scripture says For we are not fighting against flesh-and-blood enemies, but against evil rulers and authorities of the unseen world, against mighty powers in this dark world, and against evil spirits in the heavenly places.
Shall I give my firstborn for my transgression, the fruit of my body for the sin of my soul? He hath shewed thee, O man, what is good; and what doth the Lord require of thee, but to iv do justly, and to love mercy, and to walk humbly with thy god?” Again, do you find any mention of any church in what the Lord requires of
They wanted more acceptance from the church, they wanted to be praised by men. If they didn't commit the sin they will still have the mindset of wanting more for themselves rather than focusing on God and repent. Which is a lesson for all of us today that lying to the Holy Spirit or God is a serious offence. Christians or non Christians, we suffer the consequence of sin because God cannot be with Sin. They cannot mix.
Stating that he should not tempt God. Because Luke 4:12 says “it is said, thou shalt not tempt the lord thy God.” But the Grand Inquisitor says that Christ should have given the people a miracle, for most people need to see the miraculous things from the person they worship to believe and have faith. Man needs a supernatural being to worship, and Christ refused to appear as
Jesus is often faced by faithless opponents who do not believe anything can be done to save these people. This leads to Jesus becoming angry at this generation in an attempt to show that people, even his disciples, need to have enhance their faith. The importance of having faith is shown why Jesus heals the boy with a demon. In this exchange, the father asked Jesus’ disciples to get the demon out of his son, but they could not. The father asks Jesus if there is anything he can do to help.
"The God that holds you over the pit of Hell, much as one holds a spider, or some loathsome insect over the fire, abhors you..." God's hate is compared for how one might hate a spider, and as a spider is disposed of harshly, so is a sinners. In a spider's place in a human household, one is justified in being afraid, Fear is the most prevalent appeal throughout the sermon. "O sinner! Consider the fearful danger you are in!" Edwards fear to be a motivator in converting to Puritanism.
When the devil hides sin in all these nice terms, he is hiding a sword that is about to devour you. He hides the colour and nature of sin so that he may tempt you to fall into it. Once you have fallen into the trap of sin, he will use other vices to keep you in bondage to sin, and he will keep you in bondage as long as you do not realise the need to be saved by Jesus. Sin is anything that contradicts the word of God. The word of God is the blueprint of our lives.
Furthermore, He will show you the right path to take when you’re facing troubles in your life. God will always be there to protect you therefore, you should not be afraid. God will be there to deliver you from all threatening occurrences in your life. David proceeds with “When evildoers assail me to eat up my flesh, my adversaries and foes, it is they who stumble and fall.” In the first part