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There is a kind of worship that is sensual, ungodly and corrupt. This kind of worship is wrong. What makes it wrong is that it is not done in accordance to God’s way. Wrong worship comes to God on the basis and by means of man’s ways and not God’s. Scripture is filled with examples of wrong worship. I have only selected a few examples that illustrate the corrupt practice…
The Sacrifice of Isaac by Caravaggio In the first book of Samuel, chapter 15, King Saul neglects the direct commands of God. Samuel’s prophetic word in response to Saul’s sin is as follows: Has the Lord as great delight in burnt offerings and sacrifices, as in obeying the voice of the Lord? Behold, to obey is better than sacrifice, and to listen than the fat…
What if you weren’t sure that you would be raised from the dead? What if you had doubts? What if you thought that this life may well be all there is? Perhaps you would have a foot in both camps. Perhaps you would live as if this life is all there is, but try and be a Christian at the same time. What would that look like? ****THANK-YOU FOR SUBSCRIBING****
Jesus is now our great High Priest. He alone was qualified to be sacrificed on our behalf so that through Him the penalty for our sin may be upheld and we can go into God’s presence. Through Jesus’ sacrifice, God can justly forgive us and reconcile us to Him forever.
God has every right to abandon us all to our own demise and eternal destruction, for none of us deserved more. But He hasn’t. Despite our sinful ways, God chose to do what none of us deserved… to reach out in love and save us.
“What is the Cross of Christ, then? Well, first, it is that doctrine which is the center of His holy religion, the Doctrine of the Atonement. “
Just like Christ first did for us, we should be prepared to love others out of service to them, not expecting anything in return.