How To Know If You’re A Legalist (Three tests and a test case) Part 4 of 4

Some other observations about legalistic types from the story of the Prodigal's big brother: They tend to miss the party: “He refused to go in …” (Luke 15:28) Lots of legalist-leaning Christians are like that. They may be, in one sense, “holy,” but it’s never a happy holiness. They’re too busy keeping their halo on …

How To Know If You’re A Legalist (Three tests and a test case) Part 2 of 4

In part 1 I said there are three factors to consider in measuring our legalistic tendencies: rules, reasons, and resources. We covered the rules factor and now we're on to the other two factors... The reasons… The second factor in diagnosing the legalistic disease has to do with our reasons for obedience to certain laws. …