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How to Respond to Horrifying Sayings of Jesus

Discussion in 'Baptist Theology & Bible Study' started by whatever, Mar 25, 2006.

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    excellent article from the pen of John Piper!
     
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    God is so often pictured today as the Big Santa in the sky. Jesus Christ is pictured as a pitiful person begging people: "just trust me". We would do well to remember Scripture:

    Hebrews 10:31 It is a fearful thing to fall into the hands of the living God.

    Matthew 10:28 And fear not them which kill the body, but are not able to kill the soul: but rather fear him which is able to destroy both soul and body in hell.

    Proverbs 9:10 The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom: and the knowledge of the holy is understanding.
     
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    Wow! Our pastor this morning mentioned how we treat sin like fluff when what it is something that completely separates us from God.

    This really brought it home. . . Slaughtered before His eyes. Oh, dear God, please give me a passion for sharing the Gospel.
     
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