Our refuge and our fortress

We grow in our faith and trust in God by our willingness to follow Him in obedience. The savior says, “If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross and follow me. ” (See, Matthew 16:24 and Luke 9:23, ESV). This is a daily action on our part and it begins with our willingness to trust in Christ and our Heavenly Father. Trusting in the will of God as opposed to trusting in our own will. … More Our refuge and our fortress

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Naked and ashamed before a Sovereign God

Our first parents hid themselves out of shame and guilt. Like Adam, we are afraid because of our own nakedness before a Sovereign God. They attempted to cover themselves with fig leaves. Through their disobedience in partaking of the fruit of the tree of knowledge of good and evil, Adam and Eve placed humanity under the consequences of sin and death. Through Christ, we receive redemption and a new nature. … More Naked and ashamed before a Sovereign God