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Following God’s judgment of the “great” nation of Babylon, now comes its utter devastation. As a result, the Jewish exiles being help in oppression in Babylon will be able to return to their homeland, both forgiven and redeemed.
While the love of God moves us to share the gospel, it is the grace of Christ that sets Christianity apart from all other religions and makes Christ-followers conduits of something truly divine. When God's grace moves through us, the world changes.
We conclude our series on what the Bible has to say about justice. We focus on how we can impact the specific situations around us (what we'll call our "marketplace") through these ideas of justice.
As we continue our series exploring what the Bible has to say about justice, we pause to ask what the Lord has been saying to us. We want to give expression to how we might respond in helpful and practical ways locally and globally. We'll also tackle some of the questions we've received over the past month.
Following Jesus with commitment and sacrifice means we are disciples and as disciples of Jesus, we are blessed. We are blessed because we are included i the kingdom of heaven. A kingdom with one purpose--to love and bring justice.
Need a confident expectation for good that can lift you up from any grave of despair and carry you forward? May you find such pleasure and power through this message. 68 minutes.
January 25 each year is "Opposite Day"...that day when we can have breakfast for supper and can enjoy playing at looking at the world differently. The scriptures for today all seem to have "Opposite Day" in mind as well. Micah 6:1-8, 1 Corinthians 1:18-31, and the often repeated "Beatitudes" of Jesus in Matthew 5:1-12 seem to present God's Kingdom as one "Opposite" of how we really live in the world. This sermon challenges us to look at the world around us through the lens of God's Kingdom and "Opposite Day"!
What would it look like for Christians to become "champions of the poor"? Rick Tobias of Yonge Street Mission in Toronto explores the biblical definition of justice and examines the role of advocacy for Christ-followers based on Jeremiah 22:11-16. You can also watch Rick's message on our YouTube channel: https://youtu.be/FeAmNxk6N_w
We welcome Dr. Terry LeBlanc to our community as we continue our series on Justice. Terry, a Mi'kmaq-Acadian, is the Executive Director of Indigenous Pathways and also the Director of the North American Institute for Indigenous Theological Studies. Terry has over 38 years of community work experience in Native North American and global Indigenous contexts and has a deep understanding of the many complex and challenging issues impacting Canada's Indigenous People. You can also watch Terry's message on our YouTube channel: https://youtu.be/uyNzFhoVc0s
Wealth has always held great attraction for people. But we tend to downplay the dangers it brings, usually until it is too late. James, in addressing the misuse of wealth in this world, is calling God's people to the proper, godly use of wealth (and the power that often attends it).