May the love of the Lord Jesus Christ be with you all, now and forever. Amen.
This article is written on behalf of an evangelism campaign for Christian Union Martus, a campus ministry which brings spiritual transformation and renewal to campus by equipping students to seek the Lord, grow in knowledge and love of His Word, and thoughtfully engage Penn with the gospel.
Through the wisdom laid up in the Word of God, our Creator has plainly revealed His design for men and women—as well as the redemption of that design in spite of our rebellion against Him.
God, in His kindness, has provided us with words through His servants so that we may consider our own mortality. May we dwell on them and respond in a way that honors Him. My brothers and sisters in Christ, may we always be numbering our days.
What is the only way for Penn’s culture of depravity to change? If we change. What is the only way we will change? By being born again. By trusting in Christ alone. By dying to our old selves and being made alive in Christ.
American believers are limited in their religion to Sunday morning worship and huddling together for Bible study. They retreat into the four walls of the church and enjoy materialistic pleasures while their society regresses into ancient paganism.
From Genesis to Revelation, the Scriptures enumerate God’s thoughts on the human person — specifically, that they are infinitely valuable as His image-bearers.
For a variety of reasons I fear that the past year has increased the prevalence of emotionalism—an idolatry that often manifests itself in my life, and likely in yours.
Brothers and sisters, we do not know what we do not know—a reality that inhibits our ability to live in a manner worthy of the gospel. Our generation will fail in conquering new ground for Christ if we do not first reclaim our firm foundation.
Regeneration is the first work of the gospel where God not only saves us from bondage to sin, but also makes us capable of truly desiring to love Him and to love others selflessly. God looks on our helpless state and lovingly transforms us anyway.