From the Editor: More Thoughts on Second Chances

Do Over TopicThis week on his blog, Bible Studies For Life General Editor Dr. Ronnie Floyd continues to reflect on how Americans think about God and second chances. While 84% believe that God gives second chances, it’s fascinating to see the kinds of conditions they perceive God places upon those second chances. Is a do-over only offered if the person does “good enough?” Or if we promise not to make the same mistake again? Does God require second-chance-requesters to endure some kind of punishment first? Drill down into the research and you find that nearly half of those who believe God gives second chances believe that it depends on some action on our part first. Is this biblical? Read more

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