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1 Corinthians

Date: October 7, 2016

Speaker: Pastor Jeramie Rinne

Series: 1 Corinthians

Category: 1 Corinthians

Scripture: 1 Corinthians 5:1–5:13

Tags: church, judgment, discipline, holiness, 1 Corinthians

Synopsis: It has been said that the church should be a hospital for recovering sinners. The church proclaims the gospel message of forgiveness and redemption through Jesus' death and resurrection. So is it ever appropriate for a church to judge and exclude someone from the church (a practice often called "church discipline" or "excommunication")? Shouldn't churches reflect God's love by being non-judgmental and accepting? Yes, churches should reflect the love of God. But they are also called to reflect an indispensable part of God's character: his holiness.

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