Sinner or Saint, Master or Friend

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A lot of people today focus on God’s love. A little too much, actually. They think that because God loves them, they can do whatever they want, because He will forgive all of their sins and send everybody to Heaven. But we know from the Bible that this is not true. There is such a place as Hell, and while God may love us unconditionally, He forgives conditionally – forgiveness is granted on the condition that we cry out to Him in repentance and ask for it. The people who focus so much on how His love and mercy tend to forget that our loving God is also a God of justice. They forget that He is a jealous God, and that He has given us commands which we are to follow. Continue reading

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