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Old 12-13-2019, 11:38 AM   #78
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Default Re: Does the Bible say we are Sinners?

Originally Posted by OBW View Post
I know this was a response to UntoHim.

The point I was making was that we should not 1) trivialize our reality by saying "I'm just a sinner, saved by grace," 2) ignore it by saying "I am deemed righteous, therefore I have nothing to be concerned about," or 3) beating ourselves up and figuring out how to do penance. Instead, we should use our sober minds to recognize the remaining tendency to sin and continually take steps to reduce recurrence while repenting when the steps fail.
Sounds like a pretty "balanced" approach!
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