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The Disciple Whom Jesus Loves

Sanctification often times feels like dying. Dying, because the old man is in fact being put to death by the Spirit. Part of growing in holiness is mortification. A grace-induced mortification of the flesh. Deep within my regenerate soul is the cunning old man, cowering as he is dealt lethal blows. This is a gracious work of the Holy Spirit. While it feels like God is killing me, He is actually saving me. The resulting pain is a reminder of the love of God. For in love, He set me apart to be holy and blameless like Him. He is actively working in my life to restore in me the 'Imago Dei' - the image of God that was marred by Adam’s sin and mine. The life I now in the flesh I live by faith in Jesus Christ, who loved me gave Himself for me. I am the disciple whom Jesus loved. He set his affection on me before the ages began - not because I am worthy, but precisely because I am unworthy. His love for me is from everlasting to everlasting. His love awakened me from the rotten de

Well Done, Corinn

The Trinitarian God of the Bible is the most basic and majestic Being in the universe. He is basic in that He is foundational to everything that exists. From Him, and through Him are all things . The laws of physics and reason exist, because He is. He is majestic in that He is far beyond the comprehension of any created being, whether angels or human beings. His ways are unsearchable and inscrutable. He is in the heavens, and He does all that He pleases according to the council of His will. He does all things for the glory of His name. He is loving and He is just. He is holy and He is merciful . He is sovereign over all things in life and death, and there’s no maverick molecule in the universe. He is also a relational God. Between the Father, Son, and the Holy Spirit exists Tri-unity, a love that cannot be described in anthropomorphic terms. To showcase that love, and His other attributes, God sent mankind into the world. We were created to draw and drink from Him. But we for