God’s love for me is determined by my behavior? [False ideas Christians believe about…God’s desires for Christians. Part 3]

How many of you have secretly wondered if we have sinned so badly that God actually doesn’t love you anymore? I remember when my grandmother was in hospice near the end of her life, and she had really struggled with anger, and with treating my grandfather with unkindness in those later years, in a momentContinue reading “God’s love for me is determined by my behavior? [False ideas Christians believe about…God’s desires for Christians. Part 3]”

Attempting to define sin [False ideas Christians believe about…Sin. Part 2]

What are some of the famous phrases that you have heard about sin?  Have you heard these phrases before? All sins are the same.  No sin is worse than any other.  Or it’s contrast, some sins are worse than others. Love the sinner, hate the sin. You might look at that list and think, “ButContinue reading “Attempting to define sin [False ideas Christians believe about…Sin. Part 2]”

Fact-checking our beliefs [False ideas Christians believe about…Sin. Part 1]

Did you know Napoleon wasn’t really short? Or that oil doesn’t keep pasta from sticking? Or that the whole right brain vs. left brain thing might not be true? I found this series of false facts from Readers Digest, and some are really surprising and fun.  When you think about these facts, it reminds usContinue reading “Fact-checking our beliefs [False ideas Christians believe about…Sin. Part 1]”