“We are not loving people when we’re telling them that God accepts them as they are without repentance, because we’re lying to them.” What does that mean exactly?
I see you quoted a famous theologian (whose name I left out), and I see what he’s saying. He is being very careful to convey a Holy God who does not tolerate sin, who must uphold justice, and who requires broken on-your-knees repentance. Or — he is just trying not to upset the doctrine-police.
I might have said something like this a few years ago. It’s a very aggressive, preach-to-the-choir, sounds-good-on-paper slogan. I get it: our sin is bad. God hates sin. Okay, check. Am I done being doctrinally sound for the sake of avoiding the heresy label? Should I be so afraid of Neo-Reformed bloggers that I must blindly agree with all similar statements?
And really, this is only…
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