God And Law

I’ve decided Christians like law.

Think about it: Christians are a lot more likely to become legalistic than licentious in their beliefs.

Note, I said beliefs not conduct. You can easily enough find Christians who  engage in adultery, for example, but you will rarely find one who will tell you they believe there is nothing wrong with adultery. You are a lot more likely to find Christians who believe in more law than they live.

I got to thinking about this this morning when I was reading in Mark 7 about Jesus reproving the Pharisees for multiplying manmade laws that conflicted with a very simple one God had given: Honor your father and mother. Continue reading “God And Law”