This evening I am sharing a great post on legalism in the church. Great points here and a great read.
Every once in a while I think it is important for me to get back to the whole reason I started this blog: legalism within the Church. There are plenty of other people talking about Bruce Jenner, don’t you think?
In the following article I will attempt to:
- define legalism, and then
- give five possible reasons one might want to become, or remain, a legalist.
Before we look at why a person would want to be a legalist, let’s make sure we understand what legalism actually is. Below are a couple of good definitions.
The first one is from GotQuestions.org (which I recommend). I would advise reading the whole piece on their website. The following is an excerpt:
The word “legalism” does not occur in the Bible. It is a term Christians use to describe a doctrinal position emphasizing a system of rules and regulations for…
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