UGP 010 - Performance Based Religion, Part 1
TAKEAWAYS FROM THIS EPISODE
Performance based religion is very different than grace. The idea of following rules to be acceptable to God can define a performance based religion. A religion that requires standards of behavior and the performance of those behaviors can actually run the risk of not having a relationship with God.
- All our trespasses are forgiven (Colossians 2:13-15)
- Wedding feast and the man not wearing the wedding garments (Matthew 22:11-14)
- Do not judge (Colossians 2:16-19)
- Rest from our dead works (Hebrews 6:1)
QUOTES FROM THIS EPISODE
“I want to please God, but I need to know what the standards are”
Performance based religion is universal
“On my worst day, I’m no less an accepted, beloved child of God because it isn’t what about what I’ve done, it’s about what Jesus did” ~Joel
Sanctification is the internal change that works through us when we receive grace
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What are the specifics that the Apostle Paul shares with us regarding human rules? Flags and warning signs to identify if you are in a performance based religion. What are the fruits of performance based religions?