Thinking further about whether we see ourselves as 'just sinners saved saved by grace or saints,' I've been thinking that another part of our problem is speed. Today there seems to be pressure to produce disciples overnight - as if knowledge and maturity is something that can just be taught in just a few lessons; … Continue reading Saved sinner or Saint Part 3
Saved sinner or saint? Part 2
Following on from last week here are some further thoughts..... So if we are more than 'sinners saved by grace' why is it that we struggle with being called 'saints'? Here are three possible reasons: We look the same - we have not been noticably transformed or are identifyably any different, we don't suddenly have … Continue reading Saved sinner or saint? Part 2
Saved sinner or saint?
Following on from last week one of the outcomes of worm theology is to think of the Christian as 'just a sinner saved by grace'. There may be some truth to that statement but theres an awful lot of truth missing - enough to make it wrong. The scriptures repeatedly state in various ways that … Continue reading Saved sinner or saint?