February 20, 2014

The Birth of the King

We're continuing our series on the The Story. Here's my latest entry on Matthew 1-2, Luke 1-2 and John 1:
"The kind of religion we often grow accustom to is the majestic and distant. Such spirituality allows God to remain distant and out of touch with our lives but for an hour or two a week on Sundays. But that is not the kind of religion we see coming to life in Jesus’ story. Rather, in Jesus’ story, we see a God who not only cares about the most ordinary aspects of life but has become familiar with it. Have you experienced the presence of God in those aspects of your life that are not typically called 'religious?'"
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