What is the purpose of this discipline? The last line of Psalm 32:9 tells us: to get us to come to Him. God loves us and wants what is best for us. He desires to lead us through intimate face to face interaction. But because of His great love
I remember many years ago, when many pastors were worried about psychology slipping into the church as many began to teach that we should love ourselves. This was quite controversial at the time. At first, as a young man, I championed the cause that said as Christians we are not called to love ourselves, but strictly die to ourselves.