Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Being Truly Religious – Paul's Ponderings
Do you consider yourself to be a religious person?
I know I do, in spite of the fact that I am told that Christianity is a “relationship not a religion.”
Religion is not a bad thing. Religion is the system of practices that guide people in worship and grow in their knowledge of God. In other words, religion is how we have a relationship with God.
We are not to avoid religion, but the religious spirit. This is what Jesus condemned in the religious leaders of his day. These leaders put a greater emphasis on following the regulations and rituals of their religion than truly having faith in God.
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