Tuesday, September 25, 2007

Jerry Bridges says:

“In our human values of civil laws, we draw a huge distinction between an
otherwise ‘law-abiding citizen’ who gets an occasional traffic ticket and a
person who lives a ‘lawless’ life in contempt and utter disregard for all laws.
But the Bible does not seem to make that distinction. Rather, it simply says sin
– that is, all sin without distinction – is lawlessness” (p. 20).

4 comments:

Laura said...

Geoff-

Very interesting post. I agree that it's easy as Christians to make distinctions between "okay" sins and "bad" sins...like a traffic ticket (seemingly okay) and vandalism (not okay), which are both breaking the law.

On another note, it was good to hear from you on my blog! I hope y'all are doing well in CA. And just so you know, my Dad is also encouraged by your thoughtful interactions as well!

God bless,
Laura

geoffrey kirkland said...

Awesome, Laura.

Thanks for the feedback. Be sure to say hi to the "hubby" for me.

Your dad's blog is an encouragement to me as well.

Blessings,

Geoff

Anonymous said...

Geoff, I look forward to reading the book. I have yet to see a Bridges book I didn't like.

And, is that my Laura? Does she have blog and I don't know it?

Have a great time with your dad in Mobile!

Les Prouty

geoffrey kirkland said...

Les,

Yes that is your Laura's blog! :=)

Enjoy it.

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