"Original Virtue" – Genesis 1:26-28, 3:1-5; Luke 15:7
Sermon by Dr. George C. Anderson from Sunday, July 10, 2022. "'I tell you, there will be more joy in heaven over one sinner who repents than over ninety-nine righteous persons who need no repentance,' Jesus said. No need to repent? Who really believes that… except each one of the 99 who have 98 others around them telling them they have nothing for which to repent? It is not just Adam and Eve who took a bite. Entire tribes, entire movements, entire ideological silos, eat the fruit of the tree and become convinced they alone have knowledge of good and evil. Together, we can encourage each other to do evil by convincing each other that we are doing what is right. But let’s not forget, we can also encourage each other to recognize the evil that's in and among us and do better."