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Wednesday, 11 July 2018

"If He Had Broken the Law then He Would Have Been Sinful"

Based on this theological reflection by Floridian pastor, Paula White.

Moses: Murdered an Egyptian.

King David: Ate the priest's bread.

Jesus: Claimed to be God (blasphemy)

St Stephen: Blasphemy

Early Christians: Refused to declare Caesar as Lord. (treason)

The American Revolutionaries (treason)

Dietrich Bonhoeffer (conspiracy to murder)

Now I'm not saying you should just go out there and drive too fast. And we all like a lawful society  But crimes ain't always sins. That's all I'm saying.

1 comment :

  1. In whose eyes were they a sin. God's or mans. A perennial question when we sin, are we just being bad, or are we distancing ourselves from God?

    I believe that giving into temptation and sinning is the issue. But we have mercy and forgiveness from Jesus on hand, we just need to resubmit to his will all over again. The Lords Prayer helps.

    As for ancient so called sins, in their context, they may have offended man made laws, but did they offend God's laws, and in whose perception?

    Answers on a post code to the ABC.


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