We are both thinking and feeling creatures. It is not enough to know the truth. You and I must experience it. #Isaiah55 #BreadofLife #MyThoughtsAreaHigher #Regeneration
It seems regeneration is a combination resulting from the organic intersection of God’s divine choice and action, and our own receptivity and reciprocal action.
All of us hit bottom sometimes, when there is nowhere else to look, but up, and that is the moment when God has our undivided attention.
Jesus explained that like the wind the Holy Spirit is invisible but powerful, and you can’t predict, explain or control the movements of the wind.
There was no easy interpretation of Jesus’ mysterious and startling comment. I imagine Jesus watching Nicodemus expectantly, for the Pharisee had already proven himself capable of great spiritual discernment.
even though Penal Substitutionary Atonement is an important concept, maybe even a foundational one, it is not the only important word on salvation, the gospel is so, so much more.