Falling short in how we explain how we fall short.

I think we often make the doctrine of sin unnecessarily offensive by failing to make clear that any imagined dualism between “good people” and “bad people” is thoroughly rejected by Jesus and the apostles. Jesus insisted that all have sinned, that all have fallen short, so none of us is in position to stand on a moral pedestal, least of all us, his followers, who should know better if we’ve been paying attention. And let’s be honest, we’re not always paying attention. We all fall short even in that.

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