We must be willing to be sent if that is God’s will for us, and if not, to give our lives to sending those whom God has called to go.
Christ lovingly and graciously pardoned us from our rebellion and will one day welcome us into His heavenly kingdom to live with Him forever as His son or daughter.
Lay down the luggage of condemnation and kneel in worship at the feet of Him who bore your sins.
I was bitter because theological education was stealing time I thought was due me.
Though gift-giving is special and can be done in a godly way, why would we want to miss this glorious time with our church family feasting on the joy of heaven in order to simply open earthly treasures?