Posts with the tag “unconditional-love”
The Faith of an Ousider
March 31st, 2021
Therefore, this centurion was a military leader who was responsible for the forced occupation of Israel. He was not someone on whom one would think the Messiah of God would show compassion....
All Are Welcome
March 21st, 2021
Tax-collectors in Jesus’ day and community were seen as traitors to the occupied nation of Israel. Not only did they collect money for the occupying country of Rome but, they were often accused of co...
Joining the People of God
February 11th, 2021
What an amazing thing it would be if we modeled Jesus’ method of attracting those who were being pushed out and excluded by the religious leaders of his day. Jesus invited the broken and the hurting ...
Healing Found in Confession
February 5th, 2021
Those of us from the Protestant expression of Christianity do not think too highly of confession in the context of another human being. We talk about Jesus being our High Priest and the priesthood of...
Love When I Mess-Up
February 3rd, 2021
I tell myself that I know I am loved by God unconditionally and forgiven by God. But the fact that I let the mistakes play repeatedly in my head, really reveals that I have not loved myself unconditi...
Welcomed with Love
February 1st, 2021
When the Church focuses on condemning instead of welcoming, we have become something other than what Jesus was. Jesus came into the sinful and broken world with the express purpose of welcoming sinne...
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