God never changes. He does not love you more today and less tomorrow. He does not love you more when you are good and less when you are bad or disobedient. He does not love you more when you succeed and less when you fail. His love for you does not change with time or circumstances.
All that God intended for us to know about Him is available in those 66 books that make up the Bible. So what has God revealed about himself?
Even though the church has had the Bible available in its present form for over 1600 years, there are still many people – many of them church members – who have little or no concept of what the Bible actually teaches about God.
What is the answer concerning Christian patriotism? Should Christians be actively and publicly involved in the political process?
What is the relationship between Christianity and patriotism? Can a Christian be a patriot?
Remember the old chorus "I Have Decided to Follow Jesus"? Maybe it's time we revised some of the words.
The next part of this study on repentance is admittedly somewhat subjective. What I mean is that the concept of repentance as a gift from God will be acceptable only to those who have a particular view of the sovereignty of God.
In the discussion of repentance, there is an undue emphasis on sin as its focus, and little or no emphasis on the true focus of repentance, namely, Jesus Christ.