Monday, July 15, 2013

Satan blurs lines, rubs the sharp edges off Christianity, hates distinctions

"Thus Saith the Lord" sermon on Jeremiah 17:5-8
Martyn Lloyd-Jones

"I sometimes imagine that the supreme achievement of the devil is to blur essential distinctions. He is interested in gray always. He doesn’t like black or white. And he has taught mankind to listen to him. ‘We don’t like these either-ors,’ they say. ‘We don’t like these stark, striking contrasts’. But those, my dear friends, are the very essence of the subtlety of sin and the devil. … the great lie of the present century is to have blurred the distinct edges of Christianity and the Christian faith. The Christian is distinct, stands apart. It is a lie to say you cannot ultimately define a Christian at all."

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