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Guilt Friday

Good Friday is the day we celebrate Jesus’ death on the cross. It is a day of mixed emotions. God himself bleeding and suffering for crimes not his own, but suffering in our place. There is a certain amount of sorrow, but there’s also joy, bubbling up from below. The joy comes because we know

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The Guilt-Trip

We seem to believe that guilt is the ultimate motivation. “If you really loved God, you’d come to church more often… you’d stop smoking… you’d give more.” Guilt is our go-to when we need or want something. No, not just in the church, but certainly there. We Christians know how to use it to our advantage.