Week #5 of Stuff Christians Say is a tough one. "Hate the sin, love the sinner." But which sin, and which sinner are we talking about? Is there a sin-ranking chart we should be following? This is a popular Christian cliché that has some shallow roots in the Biblical narrative, but hasn't this over the years become an excuse for some to be judgmental and mean? What God actually says about sin and sinner is much better news than this little phrase is able to convey.

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