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Luke 5:32 I have come to call not the righteous but sinners to repentance.
Saint John Chrysostom said, “Enter into the Church and wash away your sins. For here there is a hospital and not a court of law.” Our work in the church is not to make “good people” feel better. For one thing, we’re all messed up by sin. Our work in the church is to proclaim grace and mercy, and offer Christ’s healing to sinners great and small.
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