I confess. I’m addicted to the law. If you’ve ever read the account of the prodigal son and identified with the older brother, or read the passage about the woman caught in adultery and (if you’re being honest with yourself ) you would have been in the crowd ready to cast stones, you probably are too.
Thankfully, God’s grace provides hope for all of us addicts.
I recently finished reading Pastor Tullian Tchividjian’s book, One Way Love, which is all about law and grace, how they are different and how they work together. It was a tremendous book and a reminder that I fall back into what he calls “performancism” all too often. And when I do, it’s wrong. (If you want to win a copy of One Way Love details are at the bottom of this post). Continue reading