Fencing Around the Gospel
In order to avoid breaking the laws of God (and even the laws of man) we all put additional restrictions on parts of our lives. As long as we, as Christians, recognise the difference between our own restrictions and what the Bible says, these restrictions are a good thing. When we muddle up what we say and what the Bible says, we commit a sin that dates all the way back to Eden.
It says so in the Bible!
“It is wrong for Christians to drink/be in a same-sex relationship/get divorced/use Facebook/drive a Prius/issue du jour—it says so in the Bible!” I hear that kind of statement a lot, often from street preachers in Belfast. There are roughly 800,000 words in the Bible. That’s about eight typical novels. So I normally respond with a […]