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<< Heartlight Daily Verse, with Phil Ware

Heartlight Daily Verse 1/24

  • 2012 Jan 24
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January 24
 
If someone is caught in a sin, you who are spiritual should restore him gently. But watch yourself, or you also may be tempted.
 
Thoughts on today's verse
 
In a day when intervening in someone's life is no longer politically and socially correct, these verses ring out like a gunshot on a still night. Sin is still real and is just as deadly as ever. Yet because we fear being branded judgmental, we let many who are trapped by sin go to their spiritual death. The call is for nonjudgmental intervention -- we recognize the gravity of the sin and the need of the sinner, without feeling arrogant in our righteousness. "There but for the grace of God go I."
 
 
Father, forgive my sins as I forgive those who have sinned against me. But Father, also help my heart to be gripped by the gravity of sin's effects and to be stirred into action by those whom it has trapped. Through Jesus, who came to rescue me from my sin, I pray. Amen

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