'2 Chronicles 24' Tagged Posts

'2 Chronicles 24' Tagged Posts

The Raw Ugliness of Sin (2012)

What happens when Christians try to skip over dealing with their sin, and go straight to holiness? Put another way, what happens when you try to skip conversion and go straight to power, or to sanctification? You end up with the crippled, disempowered, and disgraced church that we see everywhere in America. Abuse, destruction, and the absence of the Holy Spirit are the result of the raw, unchecked, ugliness of sin. In the first work of grace–also called conversion, regeneration,…