The orientation of our mind decides if we bear fruit or not. We need the Spirit to renew our minds to think like God so we will bear fruit.
I’ll rather preach a sermon that’ll help a man become a better father, than argue about how many angels can stand on top of a pin!
When the challenge to change comes to you from God’s word, and you refuse to change, you are left in chains.
“As the deer pants for streams of water, so my soul pants for you, O God. My soul thirsts for God, for the living God. When can I go and meet with God?” ?