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Primary Claim: Those who follow God and participate in his work submit to his will in difficult circumstances.
While salvation from sin is accomplished by God, it does not result in the objects of God's mercy being passive but active. In salvation God resurrects deadened sinners by illuminating their minds, enlivening their will and stirring their affections so they actively particpate with God in God fufilling his promise to bring his kingdom. We see this active participation in Abram's by his submitting his reasoning to God's word and to the historical process of learning from God's word.
From alienation from Christ and people God has moved us to belongingness in His family. But people can choose to experience that "belongingness" in two different ways: passive belonging or active belonging. This sermon explores the difference and what we as children of God are called to do and be.
Join Mosaic this January for a four-week talk series looking at Scripture and the life of Jesus for answers to the Lies that Kill Men. This week, Pastor Tim Osborn tackles lie # 1: that being nice is enough.