RESPECTABLE SINS: Confronting the Sins We Tolerate by Jerry Bridges is about how we focus on the “bad” sins in our lives without confronting the smaller sins we commit. This book review was written by Hank Griffith of South Suburban Evangelical Church in Apple Valley, Minnesota. This book is good for believers in all stages of spiritual growth because it helps open our eyes to the little things we do. This is also a good book to read and discuss with fellow believers in a small group setting.
Here’s a book I dare you to read! As the subtitle indicates, it’s about sins you and I tolerate in our lives. Donna and I read and discussed this book with our small group composed of fellow believers from our home church, South Suburban Evangelical Free Church. We all agreed that this was the most convicting work we had ever read, besides, of course, the Bible itself.
Jerry Bridges, long-time staff member of The Navigators, believes that we have become so preoccupied with the sins of our society that we fail to confront the more subtle sins in our own lives. His conviction is that God is as displeased with our more refined… (CONTINUE READING)