Tag Archives: sinners

There never was a moral majority

I wrote to you in my letter not to associate with sexually immoral people— not at all meaning the people of this world who are immoral, or the greedy and swindlers, or idolaters. In that case you would have to leave … Continue reading

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The latest astonishing news!

Step 10. Embrace the state of astonishment as a permanent and glorious reality. Astonishment is: the first time you see the Grand Canyon, watching a baby being born, seeing a man on the moon, a surfer riding a 50-foot wave, … Continue reading

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Sinner’s Contest

8. Are looking closely at the lives of famous men and women of the Bible who turned out to be ordinary sinners like us. Finding sinners among Old Testament Bible characters is a pretty easy thing to do. These people … Continue reading

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The Recovering Pharisee’s Creed

Step 7. Embrace the belief that we are, and will always be, experts at sinning. Ever notice that when we talk about sin and sinners, we are usually referring to someone else’s and someone else? There is an underlying assumption … Continue reading

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Expert sinners

Step 7. Embrace the belief that we are, and will always be, experts at sinning. This is the sure-fire cure — the closing argument that incarcerates the Pharisee in all of us. This is what steers us clear of pharisaical … Continue reading

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In the company of sinners

If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us. (1 John 1:8) Make no mistake about it, there is a lot of self-deception in Christianity. If we aren’t actually saying we … Continue reading

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Love the sinner

“I am who I am because somebody loved me.”  – Cornel West I’m having trouble with the “love the sinner; hate the sin” thing for a number of reasons.

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Pharisee Alert!

“I understand why sinners sin.” Mylon LeFevre We had such a great time with our friend and brother, Mylon LeFevre, last night on our BlogTalkRadio show, but what stood out to me was this one simple statement: “I understand why … Continue reading

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