We search in vain for a tidy system of sanctification, yet on every page of this short book we witness the process unfold.
Four years ago, when I began this church revitalization, I believed my main goal would be to preach, pray, and stay, and included in “stay” is to develop personal relationships with people and pour into discipleship. That’s the same advice I’d give now.
Wright majors on the skills one must develop to perform acts of holiness, but misses the relational heart of Christian obedience.
There’s a push in evangelical circles to understand justification. This is good. But let’s make sure we haven’t neglected sanctification.
To those in our churches tempted by same-sex attraction, we must say more than “Just stop it!” and “It’s wrong.”
This sermon was preached at Greenbelt Baptist Church in Greenbelt, Maryland on June 29, 2014. We think it’s a commendable example of using biblical theology to instruct and edify a congregation.