The elder son had a vision problem. He was near sighted to his man made goodness. His works, his obedience blocked his vision from his need for grace.
How can my brother’s return be celebrated? He had yet to experience what the woman with the jar of perfume understood. Those who have been forgiven much will love much.
The best spoonful of medicine for the illness of judgement? Is to swallow hard the reality of your sin nature.
The Word tells us Christ was tempted in every way. So you will be. So you are.
Even now, the Christian says, “yes, I am a sinner” but truly thinks they are good to the core, only struggling in a few small areas.
You say, yes I struggle with anger, sometimes lust. But I would never murder. Commit vile acts.
The trap we fall in by managing our little sins. Thinking we…
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