“Lovelessness,” “apathy,” and “habitual sin” are diagnoses of spiritual death. We go desperately wrong, however, when we think we can fix those things by correcting our behavior. Faith in the gospel is always God’s prognosis.
– Greear, J.D.; Gospel: Recovering the Power that Made Christianity Revolutionary; B&H Publishing Group; Nashville, TN; Copyright 2011; Kindle Edition; page