For, “Everyone who calls on the name of the Lord shall be saved.” But how are they to call on one in whom they have not believed? And how are they to believe in one of whom they have never heard? And how are they to hear without someone to proclaim him? And how are they to proclaim him unless they are sent? As it is written, “How beautiful are the feet of those who bring good news!”
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Human beings have been asking the wrong questions for a long time. "Who is going to heaven? How do we get there? Who is going to hell? How do we avoid it?" God makes our relationship really simple. Acknowledge there is a God and it is not us. And it would help alot if we didn't keep that a secret. The good news of Jesus Christ is, hands down, the best deal in town. Forgiveness, love, belonging, life, freedom. You can try to find a better deal, but don't waste a lot of time. There is none! I know. And chances are, since you are reading this, you know it too. Give up complaining about this faithless generation for Lent. Tell someone that you are follower of Jesus and why! Yes, you will risk being ridiculed, questioned, dismissed as crazy. Let's be crazy together.
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Let the good news roll. Amen.
Deb Grant, resilient child of God, creative tinker of paper, ink, wood, shiny things, paint and words. The human amusement of a parrot and a dog.
Writer, poet, artist, human, citizen, learner, scruffy, goof.
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