Lent is a time of preparation for Easter, during which Christians are encouraged to ponder their sin and their own mortality. Sin can be difficult to face. Quite apart from the fact that no one really wants to think of their own evil, it can be difficult to identify what sin is.
Despite the claims of an odd team of Christian legalists and enemies of Christianity, biblical Christianity has no list of rules or prohibitions.
“All things are lawful,” says I Corinthians 6:12 and 10:23. That’s not a blanket pass to do anything at all. Paul continues the former saying he will not be mastered by anything and the latter saying not all things are profitable.… Read the rest