More objective than opinions and feelings

People may filter off whatever elements of Scripture they want, judging them as outdated, but they then have nothing left but their own judgment as to who God is and what he expects. If religious and moral truth are in the eye of the beholder, we are left with nothing but opinion … and we have no way to constrain the most vile of opinions, no justification for punishing someone whose opinions rationalize what we rightly consider atrocities.

Jesus unconditionally loved the woman caught in adultery, but he still admonished her to “go and sin no more.” I desperately need to experience unconditional love and acceptance, but I also need my community of faith to have something more objective than their opinions and feelings to show me the life my Creator wants me to enjoy.

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About Mark Kelly

Jesus follower, Bible reader, husband/father/son/brother/uncle, rider, hiker, snapshooter
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