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5 More Things Christians Should Stop Saying

This week I read Eddie Becker's article in Relevant Magazine, pointing to 5 Things Christians Should Stop Saying. It's a great article. I'd go read the whole thing here. I'll summarize his list: 

  • That's really just a first-world problem.
  • I'll be praying for you.
  • Are you saved?
  • I have an unspoken prayer request.
  • Don't worry, God has a plan.

His list got me thinking, so I thought I'd add a few more:

  • I understand.
    • Chances are, we don't. We think we do. We want to. But, really we can't fully ...