Sunday, September 18, 2005

What's my legalism?

I'm slightly cautious about drawing attention to Steve McCoy's post on Alcohol & Legalism, because this looks like a church discipline issue [edit: by which I mean, when a believer sins they should be confronted privately first, and then failing that, publicly] and I don't know the parties involved.

So, from the otherside of the Atlantic, personally it challenges me again to ask - where might I be adding to the gospel? Where might I be denying my freedom and joy in the Lord? I don't think the alcohol one is big over here in the UK, but I'm sure we have our equivilants...

[see also Marcus Honeysett: Finding Joy]

2 comments:

  1. After some email exchange with Steve McCoy over the last day or so, I think this one is a big issue - and more than just a private matter. We cannot be adding law to the gospel, we just can't. Ever.

    Its worth digging into the extracts of Finding Joy - Marcus Honeysett is right on the money with this stuff.

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