The Bible tells us, “It is a fearful thing to fall into the hands of the living God” (Hebrews 10:31). Certainly, an honest reading of the Scriptures presents the fact that God hates sin. He may be graceful and merciful, but still He hates sin as an act of rebellion and worse as destructive behavior that offends His holy goodness.
While the Bible tells us we can have utmost confidence in the surety of salvation by the grace of God in Jesus Christ, it also tells us that that same Jesus is now Judge of the Quick and the Dead. The most precious give Christians have is the in-dwelling of the Holy Spirit, and if (or rather when) we attempt to ignore the prompting of that holy presence, then we are flirting with disaster. However certain, heavenly peace can seem a long way away if our sins prevent us from knowing God as we should.
Join us this week as we look at how the Presence of God. Access the entire lesson here.