Personal Boundaries

Setting personal boundaries is less about other people and more about ourselves. What can I do? What can I not do? In the black-and-white world of sin and death, we’d better get our boundaries set right.

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On the Boundaries of Sin

The nonbeliever often perceives Christianity as being a set of arbitrary rules and regulations to follow in order to meet some equally arbitrary goal that permits some reward called "heaven" after one's death. The mature believer, apart from knowing no obedience to a set of rules (arbitrary or not) is sufficient for heavenly rewards, recognizes the Law of God to be not arbitrary at all. Rather, His rules are for our best interests. [...]

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Confronting Boundaries — Part 1

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Personal BoundariesI recently wrote about my recognition that some boundaries aren’t as universally absolute as some Christians [...]

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Confronting Boundaries — Part 2

I take a systematic, methodical approach when confronting boundaries (or assessing any potential truth) because it produces reliable results. I've adapted John Wesley's quadrilateral to this task, since my personal boundaries are essentially doctrine or truth applied to me personally. [...]

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