The Era of Sin Management | The Exchange | A Blog by Ed Stetzer – ChristianityToday.com


A public figure badly misbehaves, and his supporters sing in unison the much too familiar song that a leader’s private life has nothing to do with his job performance. For Peter, his private issue of self-reliance became a spiritually damaging point of character that publicly hemorrhaged throughout his relationships at the worst moments. Peter, as a natural leader, continued to influence others from the darker impulses of his flawed spiritual character – his fleshly self-reliance was the issue of Jesus’ corrective efforts.

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