Thursday, December 4, 2008

Can you sin without suffering?

It was a godly pastor of another generation who said: "We cannot sin without suffering" [J. Sidlow Baxter]. Yet this present culture seems to take issue with that idea. There is a pervasive notion that you can sin and avoid all or most of the consequences. In fact if I make a financial mistake, I have a right to expect someone to bail me out. If I make a moral mistake, I have a right to a fresh start...letting bygones be bygones.

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