The Paradox of Christianity (Part 4)
“That is why, for Christ’s sake, I delight in weaknesses, in insults, in hardships, in persecutions, in difficulties. For when I am weak, then I am strong.” - 2 Corinthians 12:10 Again, another gem from the Word of God that will seem foolish to the world. Indeed, because the Word is illuminated in our hearts through the Holy Spirit, the spirit strengthens us and gives us spiritual...
The Paradox of Christianity (Part 3)
“For whoever wants to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for me and for the gospel will save it.” - Mark 8:35 “This paradox is the whole principle of courage; even of quite earthly or quite brutal courage. A man cut off by the sea may save his life if he will risk it on the precipice. He can only get away from death by continually stepping within an inch...
The Paradox of Christianity (Part 2)
“Because Jesus was strong for me, I am free to be weak; Because Jesus won for me, I am free to lose; Because Jesus was Someone, I am free to be no one; Because Jesus was extraordinary, I am free to be ordinary; Because Jesus succeeded for me, I am free to fail.” Tullian Tchividjian Some may say that free will is a paradox. If God’s sovereign and wills over our...