Follow Jesus

Paul tells us in Romans 8:29 that God is at work in us, “conforming us to the image of His Son.”

Put another way, God is at work, to make us more like Jesus.

Take that in a moment….and remind yourself of the story of Scripture.

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Simon of Cyrene

Indulge me. And join me in some creative pondering.

Let’s go back to the day of Jesus’ execution.

A certain man from Cyrene, Simon

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A Subversive Meal

I was struck this morning, by how subversive a meal can be.

Let me explain…

As the gospel accounts unpack their story, we read about Jesus’ steady, onward progression towards Jerusalem.

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The Jesus Way

A few weeks ago, in our series on Amos, we tried to get honest.

We wondered together about what stops us from being people who pursue justice.

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Formation

Insidious.

proceeding in a gradual, subtle way, but with very harmful effects.

Harmful, but enticing.

Awaiting a chance to entrap.

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Living justly

I read this quote today…

“Through the Bible, God heals with reassuring words of forgiveness, kindness and welcome. Also through the Bible, God pierces with warnings meant to stir us toward repentance, restoration and peace.

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