No. I am inclined by nature to hate God and my neighbor. (Heidelberg Catechism, Q. 5)
Christ teaches us this in summary in Matthew 22:37-40: "You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength." This is the greatest and first commandment. And a second is like it: "You shall love your neighbor as yourself." … Continue reading What Does God’s Law Require of Us?
The law of God tells me. (Heidelberg Catechism, Q. 3)
Many Christians believe the maxim, attributed to Saint Francis of Assisi, that we should "preach the gospel at all times and when necessary, use words." The idea comes in many different forms (e.g., "our lives are the only Bibles many people may ever read; Christians should display the gospel to the world; we should live … Continue reading Can We Really Display the Gospel with Our Lives?