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Rabu, 25 November 2020
Terlalu Berdosa untuk Selamat? 1 Timotius 1:12-17

Terkadang orang menjauhi tawaran keselamatan Kristus karena mereka merasa sudah melakukan kekacauan yang sangat buruk sampai dosa-dosa mereka tak dapat diampuni. Barangkali seperti inilah yang dirasakan John Newton, seorang mantan pedagang budak, sebelum ia mengalami kemurahan Tuhan dan menuliskan syair lagu rohani yang terkenal ini: "Amazing grace, how sweet the sound that saved a wretch like me" (Sungguh besar anugerah yang menyelamatkan manusia celaka seperti aku). Rasul Paulus memiliki perasaan yang sama...Baca selengkapnya

Wednesday, November 25, 2020
Too Sinful to Save? 1 Timothy 1:12-17

Sometimes people avoid Christ’s offer of salvation because they feel they’ve messed up so badly that their sins are unforgivable. Perhaps that’s how John Newton, a former slave trader, felt before he experienced God’s mercy and penned this line from his famous hymn: "Amazing grace, how sweet the sound that saved a wretch like me." The apostle Paul had similar feelings—he saw himself as the foremost of sinners. But that didn’t stop...Baca selengkapnya