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The weightiest Sins of All

I’ve had this “sermon” burning inside of me for a few days now (not sure what else to call it). My Bible reading plan has me currently in the book of Deuteronomy and Moses is re-capping all of the things that happened (I tend to believe he’s stalling since God has told him he’s going to die after his speech). Anyway, he’s just re-capped the 10 Commandments and I got hit square between the eyes. Before I go any further, let me give you a bit of my background. I grew up as a pretty severe perfectionist, which had me about as much of a legalist/Pharisee as one can be in modern times. My view of God was of someone who was simply waiting for me to mess up so He could punish me. While this was advantageous in that it kept me out of trouble, it is disadvantageous when it comes to judging others. This is only amplified by the fact that I grew up in a small conservative town in the Bible belt.It was my freshman year in college, when one of my Psych professors opted to start class with a devo…