Thursday, February 23, 2012

Vice and Error

Thomas Watson (1620-1686)
Error damns, as well as vice!

Vice is like killing with a pistol;
error is like killing with poison!

We know that the Christian life is filled with many pitfalls.

The well known and beloved hymn by John Newton sums up the Cristian life so succinctly, and in the third stanza of his hymn we sing:

Through many dangers, toils and snares...
we have already come.
T'was Grace that brought us safe thus far...
and Grace will lead us home.

Christian brother and sister pay attention to how you live, but also pay keen attention to what you believe.

Question: Does your thought life and actions reflect the life of Christ in you? Does your belief system line up with the teaching of the Scriptures?

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