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“Hate the Sin, Love the Sinner”?

“Hate the Sin, Love the Sinner.” That’s not from the Bible. That’s actually a quote from Mohandas Gandhi. Funny how conservative Christians treat the words of a Hindu as if they came straight from God. I like Gandhi, don’t get … Continue reading

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Is Abortion Really a Sin?

I can’t figure out what other Christians mean when they say they are against abortion on religious grounds. The Bible clearly does not afford a fetus the same legal status as human being (Exodus 21:22-23). God even gives Moses instructions … Continue reading

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Does the Bible Actually Say Homosexuality Is a Sin?

Short answer, Not really. But let’s briefly examine why. First of all, the word, “homosexuality” wasn’t even invented until the late 19th century. “Homosexual” didn’t begin to appear in English Bibles until after 1946. In most cases, it replaced the … Continue reading

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Is Excess the Only Sin and Moderation the Only Virtue?

At first blush this sounds heretical, I know. But when you stop and consider this for a moment you may realize that there are some acts, however small, by their very nature are excessive.  And there are other acts, however … Continue reading

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