Public Service Announcement - Week 4: Love the Sinner Hate the Sin
Series: Public Service Announcement: Rethinking Common Christian Slogans
Key Passage: Luke 10:27-
Speaker: Ben Taylor
Discuss a time you’ve heard or used the following slogan: Love the sinner; hate the sin. What was the occasion?
Discuss the positives and negatives of seeing someone as a sinner.
Read Romans 2:4- Jesus loves people and accepts them before they ever change. He wants us to do the same.
Read Luke 10:25-37: Respond- We want to believe there are people we are allowed to disregard. Jesus tells us that everyone we come into contact with is our neighbor, and deserves our unconditional love.
Respond: To love our neighbors as ourselves is to love people who are just like us; broken image bearers who desperately need God.
Read Romans 5:8 and discuss why it’s so wonderful our God is like this.