Sin Is Sin and No One Is Perfect..Venting In Reference To A Post On Facebook


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This may come off as harsh, insensitive and downright unbiblical for some people but here is the truth as I see it…

No one person on this planet is perfect! Not me, not your pastor, not your wife, not your husband, not your children and not you.

We, as followers of Christ, must quit this crap of downing each other. We must stop trying to prove our way of thinking is right and the “only” way! Christ is the Way, the Truth and The Life! NOT your denominational malarkey. Nor is that “one” verse you pulled out of the Bible to proof your point; which by the way is used out of context 9 out of 10 times, because once you take it out of context it is no longer truth but a means.

I have seen many disturbing things of late. Like calling divorce and remarrying adultery but yet what happens to them the moment that woman with the low cut blouse walks by and their eyes pop out of their head…adultery! I’m guilty as charged. I have the guts to admit it.

What about forgiveness?

To those who ask others would you be willing to sacrifice yourself or die for someone of another race, religion or station in life I ask you the same question. Because if you can not answer that question with “Yes, I would!” then you technically don’t have the right to ask another if they would. Would I? I would love to say yes, I really would, but in the heat of the moment I don’t think anyone can answer that question because, we humans, are selfish and want to protect ourselves and live.

To those you have overcome any addiction known to man through your faith in God..congratulations! But guess what? Just because God helped you overcome it does not give you the right to condemn someone who still struggles..Christian or not. What it does give you is the right to go to that person and say “You know what brother/sister I have been where you are. And with God’s help you CAN overcome this but you have to want it. I am here for you. I will pray with you and for you. Allow me to share with you how God healed me.”

Sin is sin! Adultery in the eyes of God is no more up on the totem pole than lying. And not lower on the totem pole than murder. They are all equal. So what we need to do is stop condemning and start loving! As Christ did and yes, I know that is easier said than done. I fail at this myself but I try.

As I said I am not perfect nor will I ever be until I get my glorified body. For I still get angry. Example I get mad when people cut me off while driving. I still lust. Example seeing that lady who comes into my store with boobs like Dolly Parton wearing a tank top. I let my mind wonder…..she didn’t. Praise God I’m getting better at that one!  I still say curse words sometimes. Example being the other day when I slammed my hand in a door.

So with that being said:

If you ever see a post on any of my Facebook pages that you feel is in error tell me. If you feel one is unbiblical tell me. If one hurts your heart..still tell me. I want to know because it was either the Holy Spirit convicting you or my error in wording it, but I might request an answer as to why..it’s a learning thing for me.

As I said the truth as I see it….

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11 thoughts on “Sin Is Sin and No One Is Perfect..Venting In Reference To A Post On Facebook”

  1. Reblogged this on Something to Stu Over and commented:

    A friend and I were talking today about things in society and how we view things. The conversation brought this post back to memory as we were discussing sins.

    So I thought I would reshare this for my newer followers to read 🙂

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  2. Thank you for sharing, I think it’s as timely now as it was when you originally wrote it five years ago. One of the reasons I enjoy your blog as someone who barely has a toe in the shallow end of the pool of spirituality is that you don’t seem to get lost in the dogma and assume it gives you a shield of righteous in the real world.
    I’m not going to get that political, but I’m curious about a thought I’ve been having and reading what you wrote make me think you could lend some insight.
    I’ve always been, and continue to be fairly socially liberal. I’m against a ton of stuff, but feel like everybody has the right to do what they want within reason. I think that still makes me socially liberal. I’m fiercely fiscally conservative, so that leaves me mostly without an island when it comes to politics.
    My parents were hardcore Catholics, and I’ve always seen them as virtuous people. I saw most of the people I went to church with as virtuous and for the most part, I’ve always seen Christians as virtuous, or at least trying to live up to a moral code that was set somewhere above society’s baseline. I tended to carry this over to conservatives as a whole, since God is the alleged cornerstone in most of their lives.
    In the five years since you’ve written this, it’s these exact same conservative Christians who have either successfully (Donald Trump) or came too damn close (Roy Moore in Alabama) to creating a vast change, and even vaster divide in the politics of America, and perhaps America itself.
    When you see these people of religion supporting politicians who make even most socially liberal people’s morality meter blast off the charts, are you as confused as I am or can you lend some perspective? I’ve mostly stepped away from following politics and social media as a tool to keep myself sane, but it seems like there is a giant hypocritical shift in the morality of the ones who were supposed to be the moral ones.
    Were they just really good at hiding their real truth in the past and, much like people who were closeted racists 5 years ago but feel like it’s OK to be open about it now, they’re just letting out the truth that’s at their core and don’t care that it is in direct opposition of the church’s moral teachings?

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    1. I haven’t forgotten about this Joshua.

      First let me say thank you for your kind words Joshua.

      Let’s see if I can answer the million dollar question. I can’t stand politics. It’s a necessary evil in my opinion. I’ve had friends that I respected and admired become politians and once they got their position in office, they lost my respect for the actions they did. (Not going into details)

      Honestly, it really doesn’t surprise me at all, especially over the racist aspect. I believe a lot of the racist issues is this…it is not about race…people just make it about race. It doesn’t matter if you are black, white, blue or even purple if you do something illegal you should be punished accordingly. Mishaps in judgement do occur and people lose their lives and that sucks. Media coverage plays a huge part as well.

      And in my opinion, if you come into this country illegally you should be held accountable for your actions and sent back home, no matter the race. We’ve had immigration laws since the 1800’s and they should be enforced. There are legal ways to enter our country available to all.

      People, I believe, feel that the churches (Biblical) rules are outdated and therefore don’t apply…yet God is the same yesterday, today and forever. Some of the “Christians” behaviors and who they support, do surprise me to a degree. And then sometimes I’m like yeah go figure. A lot of it has to do with upbringing, in the church and out of the church. And sadly that doesn’t look like it’s changing but getting worse.

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      1. It’s not even really immigration, or any specific issue. It just seems like the group of people who used to be able to hang their hat on “we’re the moral ones” are now the ones to do the most justifying and rationalizing of bad behavior. It seems like as long as you can say “well the other side did it too!” it makes morality a fluid thing.

        Even if I disagreed with political stances of theirs in the past, I appreciated their moral code. It seems to be gone. Maybe I just noticed and its never been there and I just believed them when they said it was. I just find it confusing. So much about recovery has shifted my view of people and I wish I came out better for it on the other side, but I’m not sure that I am. Thanks for your response.

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        1. I understand. There have been times when I have heard a politician say something and I’m like wait did they not just say the exact opposite two years ago. Even, my fellow brothers have changed stances on certain issues and I’m blown away. I’m like dude that goes completely against scripture. How can you even consider this. Their response…times have changed.

          It is extremely sad

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  3. This problem you write about also affects us mentally ill. Some denominations believe you can’t use medication for your brain. They confidently affirm that I should stop taking my meds, have faith in Jesus, and Jesus will cure me. This “advice” has cost many their lives through Depression and Suicide. Jesus has always answered my prayers. His way, not my way. He chooses to use the miracle of medication to correct my thoughts. If some people believe Jesus will always heal on demand then they should prove it and take off their glasses and drive on the expressway. (This is a joke, do not really do this :>D

    The real problem is Pride. I KNOW JUST WHAT YOU NEED, because I INTERPRET the scriptures the RIGHT WAY. If you think differently, rather than discuss differences with you and we learn from each other, I declare that I AM RIGHT and YOU ARE WRONG.

    I’ve been there, thinking this, I-know-everything stuff. How about you?

    You wrote a great post Stu.

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    1. Thanks James. There was a time in my life where I felt I “knew” it all based on my being raised in Baptist Church. It wasn’t until I was reading the Bible by myself, later in life, that I was like…wait God you mean this verse means this, taken in context, and not what I was raised to believe. So now I don’t by denominational doctrine. I go by what the Word of God says.

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      1. You are absolutely right. I started Baptist too. Now I belong to the Wesleyan Denomination but I believe in Eternal Security, which they don’t. I guess we are true to Jesus and our understanding at the moment, not the “Party Line.”

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