Striving for Holiness

Brandon Living

I’ll just try harder. That’s the mentality of most people who are trying to be good Christians. “Well, I tried and I blew it, so I’ll just try harder.” The problem is that God resists the proud, so the you think you can handle sin and temptation on your own, the less God will help. But He gives grace …

Hate Sin or Hate Self

Brandon Living, Theology

Moments ago, I was spending some time in prayer and I was confessing known sin in my life. As I prayed, I said, “God, I’m sorry for this sin, I ought to hate this sin.” Almost instantly God spe to my heart and I blurted out what I heard Him say, “Brandon, you’ll either learn to hate your sin, or …

Overcoming Temptation

Brandon Living

Temptation. This one word encompasses all of the greatest threats to a consistent and successful Christian walk. Let it be known that you cannot resist temptation. That is, temptation will always be a part of your life. But you can refuse to give into it in the power of Christ. The Best of Circumstances …all our fathers were under the …