This is by far the most misunderstood part of Christianity – the popular (albeit incorrect) belief that you have to be good to get into Heaven.
“Being a Christian isn’t about trying not to sin. It’s about total and complete transformation of life.
It’s about seeking righteousness above everything else.”
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I read something on a blog over the weekend that made me realize even more why we have such a hard time walking in righteousness.
Someone posed the question, and I’m paraphrasing here, “Why did God create man so weak and sinful?”
My answer to that is simple. He didn’t.
Gen 1:27-28 says:
So God created man in His own image; in the image of God He created him; male and female He created them. 28 Then God blessed them, and God said to them, “Be fruitful and multiply; fill the earth and subdue it; have dominion over the fish of the sea, over the birds of the air, and over every living thing that moves on the earth.
Then verse 31:
Then God saw everything that He had made, and indeed it was very good. So the evening and the morning were the sixth day.
There is no evil…
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