The last part ended with focusing in on the simplicity of the New Covenant and how it provides a simpler guide to life’s complexity. Today, we’re going to wrap things up by focusing on the pillars of the New Covenant and how they apply to us for our Christian walk.
In the last part, we admitted maybe we are unhitched from the Old Testament (Old Covenant) and that maybe we do have a better and more demanding set of commandments instead of the Old Covenant Law and Prophets. But where are we supposed to go from there?
Stanley said it bluntly, “You are not accountable to the Ten Commandments. You are not accountable to the Jewish Law.” Is this actually true? And, if it is true, what does that mean for how we act out moral choices?
While I do sense some heretical tendencies I have always thought Stanley was onto a certain something, a hint of a something about our faith, our morality, and our freedom in Christ, even if his surface idea appears irreconcilable with scripture.
I’ve written before about helping the less fortunate by using a Tim’s Card. I usually include a Gospel-oriented Bible verse in the spirit of seeing all the possibilities around us to spread the good news of Jesus. But sometimes the poor need more – from you. That happened today when I went to my grocery store.
This is a space to highlight GTR2 mods. It was originally a section of Secrets of GTR2 until it became large enough to be cumbersome and distract from the other content.
Obeying the call of truth even to the point of resisting power and the responsibility to champion truth even against trickery.
Jonah told sailors to sacrifice himself to calm the storm. Jesus told the storm, ‘be calm’. “The only sign I will give them is the sign of the prophet Jonah.”
This is the brief story of a family vacation photo which went from just another average beach shot, to a filter-powered dramatic epic, to a treasured family vinyl printing hanging on a wall, hung front and center with pride, and the symbolism that happens when you least expect it.
Prediction: A simple over the counter salt water nasal spray will be found to be sufficient preventative for all common respiratory infections. Why do I think this?