What we believe about the authority and sufficiency of Scripture is important. Either the Bible is right or it is wrong; it is either an ordinary book or a divinely-inspired text.
Where is the power of the church today?
When we consider the height and transcendence of God, the questions that present themselves are: Can we even know this God? Can He desire to know us?
If we want our prayers to do the most good for the largest number of people, we must include those in our prayers whose decisions create the circumstances in which the purposes of the Gospel prosper.
Money is part of our discipleship. How baptized are our pocketbooks?
We see what real Christian ministry should look like in 2 Corinthians 2:12-5:10.
You must become one of the fire-caretaker if you want to stay warm with God.
I’ve got a personal relationship with Jesus. I spend daily, personal, and private time with the triune God in prayer, petition, study, worship, confession, etc. So why do I need to join a local church?
You and I can no more attempt to live this thing called the Christian life without prayer than we can live each second and day without breath. And yet the weakest prayers yield the most grace.
Unforgiveness is not an obedience issue—it's a belief issue.
The first Christians made their choices and priorities, and we are making ours.
Our greatest need before conversion is the Gospel. Our greatest need after conversion is the Gospel.
What should you put on that master list for life? Only one thing is necessary: to praise God for who He is and for what he has done for us in Christ.