Nathaniel T. McMaster (Washington, DC)
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Your sun shall no more go down, or your moon withdraw itself; for the Lord will be your everlasting light, and your days of mourning shall be ended. - Isaiah 60:20 (NRSV)
I once told someone about my struggles with a habitual sin. I asked for advice and support. The response was,
“Well, if you’re a Christian, you shouldn’t have any trouble controlling your demons.”
I wanted to scream: “That’s not helpful; nor is it true!” We are Christians because we have...
Because God forgives my sins, I can forgive myself.
to forgive myself
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