Many Christians feel that the term “hardness of heart” is negative. They, therefore, are turned off by any minister who mentions it. I believe this
Jesus came to this earth to stand as our sacrificial Passover lamb. Our repentance, goodness, and promises to work harder will never replace the redemptive work He completed on the cross.
I have found twenty-eight references to the cross throughout the New Testament. Only twelve of these describe the physical cross that Jesus hung on. Jesus
We cannot do anything to make us more worthy of God moving in our lives. We can also do nothing to make us less worthy
Jesus completed His redemptive work before your birth, before you committed your first sin, and before you did any “good” work. Your forgiveness is independent of you, and there is nothing that you can do to “deserve” God’s goodness being manifested in your life.