30 Aug '16, 12pm

A thought from @rachelheldevans in 2013 but helpful now. Yeah, we've missed the point. Spot on. On sinning no more…

A thought from @rachelheldevans in 2013 but helpful now. Yeah, we've missed the point. Spot on. On sinning no more…

How’s that working out for you? The "go and sin no more" thing? Because it’s not going so well for me. I’ve known Jesus for as long as I’ve known my name, and still I use other people like capital to advance my own interest, still I gossip to make myself feel important, still I curse my brothers and sisters in one breath and sing praise songs in the next, still I sit in church with arms folded and cynicism coursing through my bloodstream, still I talk a big game about caring for the poor without doing much to change my own habits, still I indulge in food I’m not hungry for and jewelry I don’t need, still I obsess over what people say about me on the internet, still I forget my own privilege, still I talk more than I listen and complain more than I thank, still I commit acts of evil, still I make a great commenter on Christianity and a lousy practitioner of it. But Jesus po...

Full article: http://rachelheldevans.com/blog/sin-no-more

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