- Jul 12, 2020
If someone is lacking autonomy, they can be pompous and self-divinized on one hand or an existential wasteland on the other.
Prayer isn’t a passive activity. There are no bench warmers in the game of prayer. We have to be all in. We have to put some skin in the game, if we’re going to allow God to bless and heal us.
Table fellowship is a summons to break out of our comfort zones and to embrace and accept the very ones who are farthest away and in greater need of mercy, acceptance, and holy fellowship.
Some of the Lord Jesus’ most tender moments and pivotal teaching opportunities occur during table fellowship.
Sin does not destroy or abolish order; it manipulates, distorts, and perverts order.
The Lord will allow – or call – some to live in poverty, but not everyone. But, nonetheless, all are called to simplicity.