Worthy / deserving

Many Christians have a tendency to make statements like “I am a sinner undeserving of forgiveness”, or “I am not worthy to serve God”. Such practices likely stem from a misconception that revering God entails debasing oneself. While overvaluing oneself (hubris / arrogance) is problematic, it is also wrong to undervalue oneself. Matthew 6:26 New … Continue reading Worthy / deserving

Christian worth

This is the relevant Greek word commonly translated as “worthy”: ἄξιος axios Thayer Definition: 1) weighing, having weight, having the weight of another thing of like value, worth as much 2) befitting, congruous, corresponding to a thing 3) of one who has merited anything worthy 3a) both in a good and a bad sense Part … Continue reading Christian worth