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Beat my breast before the Lord

Often times I think that we, the Church, do more to push people away from Jesus than anything else that this world has to offer.  We often put ourselves in high positions, so sure of our own salvation, but then put heavy yokes on others that they can’t possibly bear.  We wallow in our self righteousness and drown others in our judgement.  We spend so much time convincing ourselves and others that we aren’t sinners, but somehow forget that it was the sinners that Jesus came to save.

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