Looking for Tolerance in a Postmodern World

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In an allegedly postmodern world, when looking at tolerance for ideologies other than our own is said to be the only absolute and controlling ideology. Inasmuch, as its doctrine of “sin” suggests that all humans are inherently flawed; Christianity is often viewed as judgmental and intolerant of others. Granted the approach of a certain Baptist church in Topeka, Kansas pushes the extreme that makes all Christians cringe in this area. Christians should not be embarrassed of the doctrine of sin today. Moreover, Christianity should not try to soften what it says about the human condition to be more readily acceptable to a broader world. This world needs help, guidance, and rules if we are to succeed as a human race.
Upon reading first Corinthians 6:18-20, “Run from sexual sin! No other sin so clearly affects the body as this one does. For sexual immorality is a sin against your own body. Don’t you realize that your body is the temple of the Holy Spirit, who lives in you and was given to you by God? You do not belong to yourself, for God bought you with a high price. So you must honor God with your body” ( NLT). We are not to walk away from sin we are to run! God makes it clear. Sin is not a bargaining tool that we allow certain sins to be more deadly than others are. Sin is sin.
The first century morality was not unlike our twenty-first century morality. Premarital and extra-marital affairs exist in both. Prostitution is common in both centuries. The speed in which sexual perverseness can occur in today’s society can occur at a much more rapid rate due to the Internet, however, with the same outcome as it was then, the defiling of one’s body, a body that belongs to God. God forgives us as Christians, as King David wa...

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... as to allow sin to be a part of their lives, but they are deceived. Jesus has made it very clear, “I am the way, the truth and the light.” He also tells us “no one gets to the father except through me”. This cannot be made any clearer.
With the Holy Spirit in charge and with moral authority over our lives, we must remember it is by the grace of God that our lives are changed and we are not on our own, nor do we own this body, it is on loan from God. He will take care of us. In Psalm 14:3 God writes, all have turned away, all have become corrupt; there is no one who does good, not even one. This enough explains why sin is related to the fall. We must all recognize what has happened to man and know that we need to make the choice to seek out the Lord and to learn to follow His ways the best that we can along with His help. Be followers of Christ and Start Now.
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