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A Call to Authenticity Continues…1 John 1:9

If we claim to be without sin, we deceive ourselves and the truth is not in us. 1 John 1:8

Our Biblical Chaplain, the Apostle John, was the last of the apostles living. An old man that as a young man leaned on the breast of Jesus. He loved Jesus with all of his heart. In this letter to the church in Asia Minor he deals with issues that truly affect us as chaplains today!

The Apostle John give us a series of “if” statements to reveal God’s call to authenticity.

The first one is that we all struggle with sin, because we have a sin nature that will not be finally dealt with until we physically die as believers and God takes it away.

C. S. Lewis has said that it’s when we notice the moral filth in our lives that God is most present in our lives. Have you been pretending, putting on an image that your battle has ceased? Then it’s time for you to respond to God’s call to authenticity.

The second “if