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  • Writer's pictureDarcie @ Leighton Lane

Love the Sinner, Hate the Sin


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Latest post on ibelieve.com about the infamous quote, "Love the sinner, hate the sin."


"Words are powerful. Words can build a person up or tear a person apart. Proverbs 18:21 tell us, "Words kill, words give life; they're either poison or fruit—you choose." Words can be a weapon of grace and mercy – breathing life into weary souls. And then there are those words spun from malicious tongues that can strip the oxygen from our lungs.

Inspiring words can change circumstances for the better – legendary speech transcends time. There are sentences begging to be highlighted in our favorite books and pages to dog-ear and reread a thousand times. Healthy aspirations and stirring quotes get penned on sticky notes. And then lies a sacred space for the words committed to memory. They meld together like they were always meant to be. These words play a lyrical prose of soothing notes or dramatic keys stored tightly in your temporal lobe. Yes, these words are often attached to a moment when they had set sail to your soul, mended your heart, or ripped it apart."


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