“… Daddy’s eyes were stealing glances over at angel cleavage more often than I’d like to admit while waiting for our turn with Santa”.
For all who might desire the essence and character of what I AM will be healed and saved from the power of sin and death. – Trig’s translation of Romans 10:13
Many Christians are regressing away from Grace and the promise of the New Testament back to the legalism and “us vs. them” mentality of the Old Testament.
“We pay our debts in business dealings because we have to; we give gifts to our loved ones because we want to. It was not law but love that lay behind the sacrifice of Christ.” – B.F. Wescott
We have discarded the divine blueprint of reconciliation and we have begun the opposing work of delineating false borders, divisions and segregating God’s children on tragic superficiality.
Change your heart and return to God, it pleads with us:
No sacrifice, no offerings, no confessions of sins are required,
Just come down and join me by the waters of Truth.
Wash away your greed.
Wash away your pride.
Wash away your cynicism.
Reveal God’s Will for you once more, beneath the grime of the world.
Help me prepare the way of the Lord.
“Why would the evangelists create material that was problematic to them? Why create their own embarrassment?”
We were therefore buried with him through baptism into death in order that, just as Christ was raised from the dead through the glory of the Father, we too may live a new life. – Romans 6:4