I was projecting my hurt and humiliation at an institution because that’s a much larger target.
After posting my blog about my view on daily Christian struggles, this great blog post seem to echo the very words and cry of my heart. I would love to highlight a few words that struck me: We must realize that knowing we’re messed up and knowing that we’ve failed God are tremendous blessings……
Perfection is not the goal. Knowledge of Jesus is.
Why, would the holy, righteous God include the name of a harlot into the genealogy of His Son Jesus?
In the time of Jesus, the genealogy is traced on the male (Father) side. So it is quite interesting to observe that in Matthew 1, there are 5 women who were mentioned as part of Jesus’ lineage. 1. Tamar, the daughter in law of Judah (whom Judah got pregnant with twins) 2. Rahab, the prostitute…
Pastor Paul Tripp shared his struggles: There are only two places to look. I will either get my identity vertically, from who I am in Christ, or I will shop for it horizontally in the situations, experiences, and relationships of my daily life. This is true of everyone, but I am convinced that pastors are particularly tempted to seek their identity horizontally.
“When I learned about what she did, my world broke down into pieces. But it also opened my eyes to my own foolishness and the religious arrogance brought about by perfectionism.”
Sharing my thoughts for those who have been hurt. A story of love affair with an Imperfect Church. And just like any healthy love affair, this includes love and pain, growing and learning.
A testimony of Rev Edgar Valdoria’s rise after the fall– a proof that Christians are not immune to sin, not even the people of God.
One night before the Lord I find myself thrown to the ground. Utterly condemned by my own conscience — accusations in a deafening sound. My mind screaming of self-condemnation thinking what the people would say. Then the Lord wrote on the ground and immediately all the noises fade away. I looked around and saw no…