God is true to His Word and He promises that we won’t be tempted beyond our abilities. But more than that, He provides a way of escape from temptation.
Sacrifice is such a big and heavy word. We as Christians should know what this word means and the impact it has more than anyone else.
That is why the Reformation was full of committed pastors and theologians who proclaimed that the salvation of the elect was soli Deo gloria: to the glory of God alone.
Through Christ alone, we are given eternal life and will never perish. We who are truly a part of the elect are unable to be snatched out of Jesus’s hand, nor the Father’s hand.
We now have the ability to receive new information in a matter of seconds all at our fingertips. While the printing press was an awesome invention, it comes nowhere near the mere potentials of technology.
I remember specifically when I truly accepted Calvinism as the truth. For the things that I questioned, I looked to the ultimate truth: Scripture.
When we use language, we must make sure that it is pure, appropriate, and aligns with the teachings of Jesus Christ.
The question I intend to answer is not whether or not I love guns. The question is how Christians should approach guns? Are they necessary? Would Jesus allow them?
The only solution is for Christ’s righteousness to be imputed in us.