Like Scrooge on Christmas Morning

I had this insight while watching Disney’s newest version of A Christmas Carol - the one where Jim Carrey plays Ebenezer Scrooge (along with other roles)... A lot of people’s vision of the Christian life looks like Scrooge on Christmas Eve. It’s a small life based on a small God who is a miserly bookkeeper. A life of staunch conventionality. One that clutches the wallet tightly and peers through squinted eyes at the world that it judges so harshly. It is a life of defense against “wrong behavior” and condemnation towards the so-called heathens who ruin everything. Who want nothing more than to take what you’ve worked so hard to earn...

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