Today, I happened upon this quaint little bumper sticker, which, like most bumper stickers, doesn’t actually stick on a bumper, but let’s ignore that for now.
I had seen it before, but never actually given it any thought, until today. At first, I thought it was kind of cute, then kind of disgusting, then kind of sad.
I still haven’t made up my mind about how to react emotionwise, but it’s certainy a useful sticker, because it illustrates very concisely one of the features of mainstream Christian belief I find the most disturbing, and one of the features most hard for me to wrap my mind around:
Whatever gives you the idea that you need to be forgiven for not being perfect?