Let’s clarify something right from the start, grace includes “unmerited“ (undeserved) favor, but the Bible does not define grace as “unmerited favor.“ It defines grace as “unworked-for favor.“ Let’s explain.
God is good all the time? That’s actually not true; at least not the way that people say it. And I know you are probably curious about this article, but before we go any further, we need to establish some common ground.
What You Were Taught
Allow me to show you what you were most likely taught about fasting. It usually goes something like this:
“Fasting is a way to deny your flesh and put your flesh in submission. It’s something you do to focus solely on God and deprive your flesh.”
As a believer, can you, in good conscience, tell a lie? Can you, in good conscience, steal something? Can you, in good conscience, hurt someone else?
If you call yourself a Christian — well, even if you’ve ever been to church before — for that matter, even if you’ve ever been to a home decor shop, I’m sure you’ve heard of the phrase “love is the greatest of these” or seen it stitched on a pillow somewhere.
Recently, we released an article called “Nobody’s Perfect? Untrue!“ which addressed the misconception that “nobody is perfect“. Well, today let’s address the misconception that “we are all sinners.“ That is also not true!
This is the truth about giving and tithing that you’ve probably never heard before!
Do you want to know the truth about your salvation? Well, this is it. And it’s bigger than you think.
Did you know that in this NEW covenant there is a NEW law? Well this is the whole story…
If you’ve been to Reform Church for any length of time you’ve probably heard us say things like “God doesn’t require any work from us” or “Good deeds are not our job, but the Holy Spirit’s in us” or “It’s not us that need to live for God anymore, but Christ lives in us for His purposes.”