• Samuel at Gilgal

    This year I will be sharing brief excerpts from the articles, sermons, and books I am currently reading. My posts will not follow a regular schedule but will be published as I find well-written thoughts that should be of interest to maturing Christian readers. Whenever possible, I encourage you to go to the source and read the complete work of the author.

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If the foundations are destroyed, what can the righteous do?” (Psalm 11:3 ESV)

Samuel A CainSound moral character and right living are built on the foundation of Jesus Christ and His righteousness. Without faith, the ungodly are undone. They have no God to comfort them; no God to trust in; no God to forgive them; no absolute truth to rely on; no eternal moral standard, and no hope for heaven. Every man simply does as he pleases and finds no pleasure in the end. (Judges 21:25)

The foundation of morality begins with the character of God. God has created us as moral beings who are to live in relationship with Him. This requires us to exhibit the moral character found in Jesus Christ. A moral Christian character is the consequence of the sanctifying work of the Holy Spirit. Therefore, the true believer will manifest Jesus in his actions. A strong character is proven by a diligent devotion to the moral values advocated. Continue reading

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