Dake had red eyes, not because he was born that way, but because of the reason he gave by himself, “Well, I haven’t been to bed in two days. I have been working on annotating the Bible.”
Yesterday they preached, “The Bible is the Word of God”, but today hey preach, ” The Bible contains the word of God.”
In these few years of my Christian journey, I have come to discover that, although God is the God that answers prayers, it is not every prayer He answers. A lot of orayers goes unanswered because they do not meet God’s standard for answering prayers.
The best book in the world to read is the Bible, also known as the Holy Scriptures (Romans 1:2) and the Word of God (Mark 7:13). And is, in fact, the most extensively read book in history. More than any other book on earth, it has been translated into the most languages and has been written in the most. The bible is actually unparalleled.
Can one grow in holiness? Yes of course. Just as the Lord expects you to grow in other Christian graces, He also expects you to grow in holiness. You really can become holier than you are now.
Before I became born again, I lived a life that was contrary to the Word of God. My life was bad, filled with unrighteousness and evil.
The Christian should daily or regularly examine himself to enable him to KNOW himself, whether he is still standing in the original faith or not.