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Contending for the faith

‘You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means.’ So says Inigo Montoya in the movie, The Princess Bride, about someone’s overuse of the word ‘inconceivable.’ It’s a mistake we Christians often make with some of our jargon.

Comment Lee Gatiss
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For example, ‘contending for the faith’ – it’s a phrase we regularly use, but we don’t always bother to check that it means what we assume it means.