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Legalism, What Does the Bible Teach?

By Peter Wesson

In religious circles, legalism, legalist, and legalistic are often thrown around as putdowns.  When somebody thinks someone is being too strict, the person is called… 709 more words

Phariseeism

"You Keep Using That Word. I Do Not Think It Means What You Think It Means..."

“You…you…LEGALIST!!”

I remember the first time I was called a legalist. It was not a compliment. In fact, it was the response given after I had shown what the Bible commands on a particular subject. 2,049 more words

Obedience

Verse of the day ~Walk in Light~

But if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship one with another, and the blood of Jesus Christ his Son cleanseth us from all sin. 

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Verse Of The Day

Quote: What is Grace?

The three gospels that were present in the first-century church are still with us today: the gospel of legalism, the gospel of libertinism, and the gospel of lordship and liberty (which is the gospel that both Jesus and Paul preached).  375 more words

Insights

Dogs Like Vomit, Do You?

Proverbs 26:11 As a dog returns to his own vomit, so a fool repeats his folly.

What differentiates the wise from the foolish?

It seems an obvious answer as we read this Proverb, but yet how often do we return and continue to fall into the same sins again and again? 860 more words

Articles

You Pharisee!

“You Pharisee!”  “I’m a recovering Pharisee.”  “That’s just Pharisaical.”  Have you ever heard an accusation or admission that sounded like this?  I know I have.  These statements are generally made in reference to how strictly someone applies the Bible.  803 more words