"Killing your son is totally good, and being asked to do it is a very small thing. Got it.
To me, the point isn't sorted out until Stephen, because Abraham and Job get their treasure back. That just gives us prosperity gospel. But Stephen -…"
"A. It is good for the spirit to make sacrifices for sake of the sick, weak or injured, with the usual prudence caveat.B. The spirit can be bettered when the person is compelled to act morally, whether he would do so of his own free will or not. C.…"
"Penelope, testing is not the same as tempting in those two passages.
James is clearly talking about being tempted with evil (read the context). vs. 14, "but every man is tempted, when he is drawn away by his own lust, and enticed." That…"
"Awesome. Just be prepared for your niece to start telling you she's praying for you, or her telling you God loves you :)Kids can be simply persistent in matters of faith. as a small child, i would pray daily for people, sometimes for years."