The Weight of Glory and Other Addresses - Study Guide Slip of the Tongue Summary & Analysis

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In opening, Lewis admits that he preaches this sermon of himself as much as to the students present. In a Sunday night payer, Lewis slipped up in a prayer and asked to pass through eternal things to gain temporal, instead of the other way around. He alludes to the Freudian implication of such a statement and proceeds to discuss the unfortunate truth in such a slip.

Men often become cautious about becoming too holy, because their religious convictions could hinder the fun they desire for life. This way, they are not willing that their religion inconvenience their pet sins.

Furthermore, men sometimes feel that it is better not to repent than to repent and promise to forgo such sins in the future. In addition, men fear that in receiving forgiveness they will feel convicted to forgive their fellow man...

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