11/22/20 Sunday Quote

“Because of divine grace and provision, local churches possess both purity and unity; because of sin, however, they must also pursue greater purity and maintain unity through both divine aid and Spirit-empowered human effort. When their members persist in sin, churches exercise discipline for the purposes of restoring erring members and rectifying entrenched sinful situations, restraining such sin-saturated realities, and preserving the honor of Christ and their own reputation.”

Allison, Gregg R.. Sojourners and Strangers: The Doctrine of the Church (p. 32). Crossway. Kindle Edition. 

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TODAY’S READING: Weekend is for catch-up and review

TOMORROW’S READING: Ezra 1-2, John 21