What Does It Mean That Christians Can Suffer Loss When Judged by Christ?

Episode 135 Show Notes 

What Does It Mean That Christians Can Suffer Loss When Judged by Christ?

From the Show

In 1 Samuel 16:14 it says that the Spirit of the Lord departed from Saul. Does that mean that the Holy Spirit can leave us?

Here's the thing to remember, from the New Testament, the Father says that he sends his Spirit and he will never depart from us. The Son can't undo his death and resurrection for you. And the Holy Spirit, Paul says in Ephesians 4:30, has been given to you, sealed for the day of redemption. Sealed, like a vault. The Holy Spirit indwells you. He's sealed within you as the downpayment, the deposit, guaranteeing your final redemption. That's what he says in Ephesians 1:14. Romans 8 "For I am sure that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord.​" — Michael Horton​​​​​ 

Questions in this Episode

1. How should we understand Jesus when he says that a person’s faith has made them well? 

2. In 1 Samuel 16:14 it says that the Spirit of the Lord departed from Saul. Does that mean that the Holy Spirit can leave us?

3. What does it mean that Christians can suffer loss when judged by Christ?

4. Is our worship unacceptable and our prayers not heard if a person is holding something against us and we have not made an attempt at reconciliation?

5. Is a Christian required to tithe 10 percent?

Resources

How to Practice Racial Reconciliation

God Doesn't Want Your Money

What Does the Spirit Do Today? 

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