The word religious has become synonymous with judgement. People see Christians and the Church as morality police, chasing people around and slapping sinners’ hands. This misconception of sin, grace, and the identity of the Church leaves us living in pride or shame instead of grace. The Apostle Paul shows us a better path.
(2 Cor 7:8-13a, Gen 1:26, Eph 4:24, Gen 3:8, Rom 3:23, Rom 7:15-20, Ps 95:8, Ps 53:3, I Cor 10:13, Jn 8:36, Rom 8:1)