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A Professing Christian Justifies Her Adultery

Oprah Winfrey had a program with women who were having affairs with married men. When the women were challenged on the morality of their adultery, one woman said, “Wait a minute. I’m a Christian, but I want everyone to know that my personal life and my religion don’t interfere with one another. I believe in a God who wants me to be happy. And if this man makes me happy, then God approves of the relationship.” To the human mind it is reasonable that the most important concern of God is for you to be happy.

In contrast to these views is the preaching of the cross (1 Corinthians 1:23)

From a sermon by Ed Sasnett, Nothing to Add, 6/2/2010

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