The prophets of God are sent to hold up a mirror to society. In Isaiah 56 we hear how God views those who feel cut off from others. The Kingdom of God is different and better than the world we know. Oh and Jesus is in total agreement with Isaiah’s assessment.
How do we engage the world as citizens of the Kingdom of God? How we answer that actually matters. Pr. Ben has been wrestling with this question for a couple of weeks. By turning to scripture, Jesus points the way.
Forgiveness isn’t forgetting but it is letting go. Sometimes that is a process. And sometimes God needs to remind us that it is good for us. Listen in and hear how Jacob and Esau (twin brothers) remind why forgiveness is important.
This past weeks event of violence near our nation’s capitol were not committed in a vaccum. We are seeing the fruits of years of incivility. Is there a way to change this trajectory? Yes. Words matter.