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A Good Christian?

Session 3.40 for October 2, 2011

In today’s text, Paul helps us understand that being a fanatical-kind-of-Christian may cause more harm than good. When fanatical devotion to belief causes us to lose perspective, we can find ourselves in a place that justifies exclusivity, hate, and violence all on the name of Christ. Is it possible that we are working against God’s hope for us when we require certain behaviors or credentials from other Christians?


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Scripture:  Philippians 3:4b-14


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These videos or songs are referenced in the session pages:


“This Disco Used to be a Cute Cathedral” - Steve Taylor
“A New Law” - Derek Webb
“Accent” - Robin Hood: Men in Tights
"Are You Challenging Me?" - Finding Forrester


Muhammad Ali Speech
Diary of a Wimpy Kid 2


This Mystery” - Nichole Nordeman


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