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Love & grace have moral backbone

Every person has the right to believe that some things are morally wrong. Love respects that right. It doesn’t accuse someone who disagrees with their moral principles, of “hating” them. Grace sensitizes the human conscious. It doesn’t silence it. If our … Continue reading

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Guilty pleasures release the g-word in your life

When you’re behaving badly, you’re buying tickets for lots of future guilt trips. Guilty pleasures release the g-word in your life Guilt is not the source of your moral pain. Your unethical thoughts and behaviors are. Guilt is like speed bumps. … Continue reading

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Fabulous faith will unravel your guilt quilt

If your faith isn’t fabulous, perhaps you’re stuck in a religious rut. Too often Christians in church look tranquilized rather than mobilized. Sometimes the mission of the church seems to be to satisfy and entertain Christians rather than to share Jesus’ … Continue reading

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Is it prudent for the passions, propensities, and perspectives of the present to push aside the pervasive moral principles and probity of the past?

Has our culture walked away from the collective wisdom of mankind? Is it prudent for the passions, propensities, and perspectives of the present to push aside the pervasive moral principles and probity of the past? What makes us think that our … Continue reading

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Cool With The Culture? — Do It If You’re Like Felix / Don’t If You’re Like Paul!

Would Paul of Tarsus be quiet and encourage people to believe that they are good? Here’s what he did in the Bible. Paul wrote 1/3 of the New Testament — so what’d he talk about? Just the opposite of our … Continue reading

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What’s Wrong? (Winking At Sin)

Does anyone have the right to tell you you’re wrong? Or must the whole world wink when you do what you do? When everybody winks at wrong doing, soon nobody will know what is wrong. It’s not wrong to point out … Continue reading

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Examining the S-word — sin.

It seems like the only sin left in American culture is calling something a sin. If you dare to use the s-word, you will promptly be accused of “judging.” You may even be called a “hater.” Nowadays society demands that we … Continue reading

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