There may be some niggling sin in our life that is annoying, but we try to ignore it and keep going. In our minds we may view our sin to be minor and insignificant, but the longer we tolerate it, the more damage it does.
Texas history is full of heroes, but Sam Houston is one of my favorites. Houston’s battle cry, “Remember the Alamo!” helped win independence for Texas. Much later still, he married the daughter of a Baptist preacher and trusted Christ as his Savior. His was a drastic conversion, as he purposed to live a life of righteousness.