Does the smoke of your failure seem much larger to you than the flame of God’s grace? Sometimes you wonder if there’s any flame in you at all. Pastor Colin talks about why God won’t allow it be snuffed out.
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Satan is the great accuser. He’ll tell you that the path to a changed life is beyond you: “Your sins are too great. Your faith is too small,” or “Your wounds are too deep.” Pastor Colin shows us how to answer these lies.
How can you tell if another person has repented? By counting his or her tears? How about the passing of time? Neither of these well-worn paths is very helpful. Pastor Colin helps you discover the genuine marks of true repentance, and how to deepen your own repentance.
You “feel sorry” about what happened. Does that mean you’ve repented? Not necessarily. Pastor Colin talks about two different kinds of sorrow – ‘godly’ sorrow and ‘worldly’ sorrow.
How can a person who’s on the wrong track change? The biblical word for it is “repentance.” It’s a change of behavior that comes from a change of mind. Pastor Colin Smith talks about where you find the courage to do it.
A father asks his two sons to go and do something. One son says, “Yes sir!” The other son says, “No way!” Which of the two sons did what their father asked? Pastor Colin Smith talks about why what matters is not what you say, but what you do.
If only you didn’t have this illness… if only you had a believing spouse… if only the circumstances of your life were different, then you’d finally be able to offer yourself fully to God. Pastor Colin Smith talks about why this approach to life is an illusion.
Some of us were brought up on a version of Christianity that majored on the negative. Pastor Colin Smith talks about the Bible’s positive vision of Christian living—one that brings pleasure to God and makes a positive difference in the world.