Our Sin-Corrupted Mechanism

Regardless of where each of us is on the self-righteousness continuum, we’re all looking down our noses to some degree at someone who is not like us.  Our sin-corrupted survival mechanism makes us think “I have to believe I’m better than somebody

– Tchividjian, Tullian; Surprised by Grace: God’s Relentless Pursuit of Rebels; Crossway Books; Wheaton, Il; copyright 2010; p. 147

It’s Not Just Atheists nor Agnostics Doing This…

It’s not just atheists and agnostics and other non-Christians who write God off.  Christians too, can put him on the shelf.  In fact, every time we sin, we’re in that moment dismissing God.  ANd it’s always because in that moment, we fail to understand the size of our sin, the size of God’s grace and the size of God’s mission.

– Tchividjian, Tullian; Surprised by Grace: God’s Relentless Pursuit of Rebels; Crossway Books; Wheaton, Il; copyright 2010; p. 144