“The greatest proof that the Good News of Jesus Christ is good, is not a great sermon, or even a great personal testimony, though we’ve seen that those are powerful and Apostle used his earlier in this letter. The greatest visible proof that the Good News of Jesus Christ is good, is a reconciled community from every tongue, tribe, language, nation, gender, birth order, whatever–worshiping and serving God together.”
“[The Flesh] can produce a very ‘righteous’ morality, but it nullifies grace. I hope that you can see that the essential mark of a Christian is not how far you have progressed in sanctification, but on what you are relying to get there.”
Rev Barbara Jernigan
Is your life endorsed or an endorsement?
Sermon Series: By Their Fruit You Shall Know Them
I am astonished that you are so quickly deserting the one who called you to live in the grace of Christ and are turning to a different gospel, which is really no gospel at all…
The Apostle Paul
How to avoid Fake (Good) News.
Do you want to tell the story with the happy ending, or do you want to accept God’s invitation to the story with the happily ever after?
Hesed is contagious–but a good contagious. You don’t need a mask!
Based on the way this story reads, I believe that faithful, generous love in the heart of Boaz would have been generous with any foreigner because the heart of His God welcomes the foreigner. But his faithful, generous love is drawn to this particular foreigner, because he senses the same faithful, generous love in her.
God’s will, or desire, for each person of any gender, is to become more fully the person He created—not according to our culture, but according to His nature—which is hesed.
What it takes to get on the road…
What does God do with evil in the heart of one of His own?