The realization of the problem of our sinful hearts, not just because of our desires, but from Eden itself, is how grace can be realized. Check out the View from the Pew blog.
Your tongue is capable of beautiful language when used for good. But, when bitterness and rage come out of our mouths, we need to tame our tongues.
Lack of contentment leads to viewing money as an end, or greed and stealing. How do we find contentment, when money seems like the means to it?
The word “adultery” seems old, and can feel like some kind of ancient language. Does this ethic still apply in our modern life?
“You Shall Not Murder” is a universal law and well known commandment. Is it broader than just pre-meditated killing? What about hatred, malice, and anger?
The parent and child relationship is the most fundamental of relationships, maybe not such a new society. Is it still so important today?
The Sabbath in the Old Testament gave Israel a new culture; different from the other nations. But what does it mean for us today?
The best way to learn a new language is to move to a new culture and immerse yourself in it. Learning a new heart-language works the same way.
Romans 1:18-25 Kingdom People and Christian Character – A New Place. Forgetting who they were, because of whose they were, is the continual problem for Israel and for us. We need to recognize that we’re living in a new place.