Thursday, March 13, 2014

Are You A Legalist?

People throw the term "Legalist" around a lot, but what does it really mean? Good definition from "Till He Comes":


...and  "Here are 10 Signs you Might be a Legalist"

  1. If you believe there is a sin you think God cannot forgive, you might be a legalist.
  2. If you believe there is a limit to the grace of God, you might be a legalist.
  3. If you believe that God’s blessings are reserved only for the obedient, you might be a legalist.
  4. If you believe that certain behaviors disqualify a person from joining God’s family, you might be a legalist.
  5. If you believe that the presence of ongoing sin in a person’s life causes them to lose their eternal life, you might be a legalist.
  6. If you believe that the presence of ongoing sin in a person’s life proves that they never had eternal life in the first place, you might be a legalist.
  7. If you believe that God loves us more if we obey Him more, you might be a legalist.
  8. If you believe that all Christians must believe and act like you do, you might be a legalist.
  9. If you believe that our standing with God is based on how well we keep the Ten Commandments, you might be a legalist.
  10. If you believe that people who accept evolution, love homosexuals, and vote democrat cannot be true Christians, you might be a legalist.