Wednesday, July 25, 2012

"Sinners must look to Christ as a remedy for all sin. To wish to make some exception, sparing some sins, but consenting to abandon others, indicates rank rebellion of heart, and can never impose on the All-seeing One. There cannot be honesty in the heart which proposes to itself to seek deliverance from sin only in part."—Charles Finney

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Amen! Good preaching! Too often we tend to categorize sins as very bad, not so bad, kinda bad, etc. In God's eyes, all sin is rank rebellion and must be abandoned. No wonder we don't see deliverance from sin! We don't want it!
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That's my 2 cents! said...

One of my favorite quotes comes from G.K.Chesterton.

"The Christian ideal has not been tried and found wanting. It has been found difficult and left untried."

Jesus says the kingdom of God is like a precious pearl, which when found leads it's finder to sell everything (including himself), so he may own it.

We do not understand the worth of pearls, and the worthlessness of own pig pens. We need a fresh breath from the Holy Spirit. That is cure.

jps said...


The Chesterton quote is right on the money.

Without the Holy Spirit, we think pig pens are palaces : (