The Recovering Legalist

A guest post by Wally Fry

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God Hates What?

Let’s start with something basic. God hates sin. That is an uncomfortable truth, but a truth nonetheless.

Why does God hate sin? There are many reasons, and we will cover a few of them.

First and foremost, God hates sin because He is Holy and sin is unholy. Sin, simply put, is outside the character of God and it offends Him. Like we said before, the Bible teaches that God cannot lie and that God is love. It flows from His character naturally then, that He would hate liars and those who do not love. God hates our sin because it separates us from Him. Before they rebelled and ate the forbidden fruit, Adam and Eve walked in the Garden of Eden daily with God, as we learn in  Genesis 3:8. After The Fall, they were physically expelled from the…

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