"The truth, even though I cannot feel it right now is that I am the chosen child of God, precious in God's eyes, called the beloved from all eternity and held safe in an everlasting embrace...." Henri Nouwen.
We liv in two kingdoms- on that is coming, and one that is fading. Sometimes they overlap, and often times they don't. How are Christians to live in this tension?
Beginning with Romans ch. 12 and continuing through chapter 16, Paul gives us the 'now what' part of his magnum opus. What are the consequences for our lives as Christians, given all the gospel truth in the previous 11 chapters.
Peter Scarborough shares six elements of revival:
1) Confess and Repent: 1 John 1:9; Acts 3:19
2) Forgive: Mark 11:25-26
3) Seek His Face: Hunger, Prayer and Fasting
4) Obedience: John 14:26
5) Testify: Luke 12:8
6) Unity in Love: John 13:34-35