Safe Sins

“Watch your life and doctrine closely. Persevere in them, because if you do, you will save both yourself and your hearers.” 1 Timothy 4:16. It isn’t easy to be a mature follower of Jesus. In the beginning of the faith, our spiritual struggles are so visible and visceral. The path to humility and faithful obedience is easy to discern because our pride is …

broken or crushed

Everyone who falls on that stone will be broken to pieces; anyone on whom it falls will be crushed. (Luke 20:18) The stone is Jesus. And his use of the words everyone and anyone makes this simple teaching apply to all humans. This promise from Jesus makes it clear that we have a choice, to either be broken by Jesus, …