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“We cannot treat the Bible as a collection of therapeutic insights.  To do sort distorts its message and will not lead to lasting change.  If a system could give us what we need, Jesus would never have come.  But he came because what was wrong with us could not be fixed any other way.  He is the only answer, so we must never offer a message that is less than good news.  We don’t offer people a system; we point them to a Redeemer.  He is hope.”

–Paul David Tripp from Instruments in the Redeemer’s Hands, page 9.

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