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Thursday; September 6

In 1972 Luther Ingram hit the charts with the soulfully-charged song, “(If Loving You Is Wrong) I Don’t Want To Be Right”.Through the years, the song has been redone by several other artists, most notably Barbara Mandrell who had a monster hit with it on the Country Charts in 1979.The song, which chronicles a couple’s struggle with their adulterous relationship, seems to capture the dissonance in the battle between good and evil.The principles in the song know that what they are doing is wrong, but for the sake of their relationship, they continue the affair.They are willing to live with their consequences of their sin rather than change their ways. While this song might be considered “romantic” by some, it signifies a spiritual challenge that transcends sexual purity.This type of logic – an unwillingness to give up sin because it feels so good – is present in every type of temptation from greed, to addiction, to abuse and beyond.This song might strike a chord with a lovesick heart, bu…