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Purpose in Pain — Lord’s Day 10

// December 14th, 2011 // No Comments » // Sermons

Tonight’s topic is one that is controversial among Christians. There are many people who twist it and distort it in order to make it fit their preconceived notions. There are some who willingly appose it for the simple fact that they don’t like the idea. Isn’t that foolish?!?! With all of that said, I can honestly say that at one point I was one who didn’t agree with this doctrine and I thought that those who believed it were foolish themselves. As I look back there were two main reasons why I disagreed with it. First, I didn’t understand it well and the little bit I did understand of it was distorted. Secondly, and probably foremost, was an issue of pride. I absolutely couldn’t understand how people could believe this idea, how they could live their lives this way, and all along it was pride welling up inside me that was blinding me from the truth. (more…)