The gospel in seven words
We asked God to say something definite and God,
getting personal, sent Jesus Christ. We were surprised.
The gospel in seven words or less
When my daughter was confirmed in the Christian faith
last spring, I gave her Emily Dickinson's poem, "I dwell in Possibility."
God was in Christ,
proclaiming and demonstrating the good news of the kingdom (or commonwealth).
This new way of life challenges us to rethink everything in our lives that
We use flippancy and
irony to shield ourselves from feeling. We relegate love to the
realm of the romantic and sentimental, and dismiss it.
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