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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be built up

So you want to grow as a disciple? You want to grow in your understanding of yourself, of God, His ways and His Kingdom? You want to mature as a follower of Christ?

Me too!

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Let justice roll down...

On Sunday we’re going to be starting a new series on the book of Amos. A big theme of Amos is justice. In fact, you might already be familiar with a verse from Amos without even knowing it. In his April 1963 “Letter from a Birmingham Jail”, MLK quotes Amos 5:24…

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Immanuel

At this time every year I listen to my favourite Christmas songs.

Christmas carols and songs are packed full of deep truths…gospel truths…and I find they speak deeply to my soul. I love the way songwriters can beautifully capture truth in a few words.

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Living in the mystery

More and more I’m learning to be content in the mystery. You know, those places where we have questions, but no answers. Those places, that despite our best efforts, we just can’t package up into a neat box.

 

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