Since I’ve had kids and the stress has increased in my life, I’ve been struck with how deep of a sinner I am and have been left grappling with the question of, “HOW DO I CHANGE?” I thought this week’s lesson in Self-Confrontation really addressed that well.
***WE CAN’T CHANGE BIBLICALLY UNLESS WE HAVE A RELATIONSHIP WITH JESUS CHRIST. Sure, you may be able to pull off some behavior modification, but it’s only through HIS strength that we can have the power to conquer sin in our lives.
***So, what does it mean to be a Christian? Do you just have to be a church-goer? Will it suffice if you only show up for the Easter and Christmas service? Just say that you believe in God’s existence? This week’s lesson taught us that becoming a Christian involves confessing and turning from our sin to Jesus Christ who is God in the flesh. It is only by His grace that we are saved from our sin (Ephesians 2:8-9). I try to meditate on the wonder of it all. How can we not be joyful when we have been given such a gift that we don’t deserve? I’m so thankful that Karma isn’t true. I’d be in for it. The life that Jesus laid down made atonement for my sin and now I’m free from it’s punishment.