Ten Cliches Christians Should Never Use

Christian Piatt’s list is awesome sauce. Here is a personal favorite.

6. “Have you asked Jesus into your heart?” As many times as I’ve heard this, I still don’t really know what it means. Why my heart? Why not my liver or kidneys? This also makes Christianity sound like a purely emotional experience, rather than a lifelong practice that can never entirely be realized. But yeah, asking someone if they’re engaged in a lifelong discipline to orient their lives toward Christlike compassion, love and mercy doesn’t exactly have the same ring to it.

via Ten Cliches Christians Should Never Use – Christian Piatt | God’s Politics Blog | Sojourners.

That right there is about the best definition of the Christian life I have ever read.

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