What Breaks Fellowship?

It is easy to fall into a religion of “dos” and “don’ts” but that is not the gospel

Do you not see that whatever goes into a person from outside cannot defile him, 19 since it enters not his heart but his stomach, and is expelled?” (Thus he declared all foods clean.)

Mark 7:18-19

Don’t eat that, don’t drink that, don’t say that, don’t do that, don’t buy that, don’t go there, don’t…, don’t…, don’t.

This is religion and not the gospel.

There is nothing you can “do” or “not do” to make yourself holy. Jesus has done it for you. We don’t simply go on sinning, but following Jesus isn’t about follow a special set of rules or obligations. Do not let anyone tell you you’re wicked or outside of God’s grace because of anything you do, say, consume, or anything else… If you know Jesus, you’re “in”!

Let no one disqualify you, insisting on asceticism (refraining from the things they don’t like)

Col 2:18

About John Harris

χian, Jesus saves. μιᾶς γυναικὸς ἄνδρα, Pastor at Pleasant Heights, PhD (NT) candidate at Midwestern; forever Texan, μολὼν λαβέ; Nitwit! Blubber! Oddment! Tweak! Allons-y
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