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We are saved because of what Jesus did, not because of what we do. No matter what troubles I face in this life, they pale in comparison to my salvation for eternity. Therefore, I need to walk in grace and offer grace to others.
The words of the Bible are words from God. The Bible has decisive authority over what I say and do. The Bible is the lens from which I view the world. The principles in the Bible must govern my life even when I don't fully understand or like what it teaches.
God loves me, therefore my life has value. I exist to know, love and serve God. My worth comes from my position in Christ, not my performance. I live to express who I am in Christ, not to prove who I am. Therefore, I can focus on building others up, not tearing them down.
The community of true believers is Christ's body on earth. The purpose of the church is to share the gospel and nurture Christians to maturity in Christ. God will use the church to accomplish his purposes in your life. And God will use you and your spiritual gifts to accomplish his purposes in th...