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Joe Chi Minh Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jul-27-08 11:10 AM
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106. It's a very spiritual position to be in. To act in good faith, when you're in an
intensely conflicted situation, not knowing for sure whether you are doing the right thing or the wrong thing. But, "All things work together for good...".

The scribes and Pharises of Christ's time found it much more convenient to have a set of external rules. By abiding by them, even just seeming to, as some presumably would have, it was so easy and agreeable in their comfortable position, to tout themselves as virtuous, and those "up against it" (in large part, because of the former's unconscionable avarice and unjust regulation of their society), as gutter-snipes and ne'er-do-wells.
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