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Sermon from Sunday July 10

I do not preach politics or sociology because it is not the Gospel. It is the context for the Gospel. The reason Christ created the church & sent it into the world is to carry God’s good news into the world.  The circumstances of the world are the context into which Christ comes with his mercy, forgiveness & reconciliation.

All your paths, O Lord, are steadfast love and faithfulness Psalm 25:10

In other words, everything about you O Lord is steadfast love & utterly reliable faithfulness. Regardless of context!

The cross of Jesus Christ  is God’s steadfast love & utterly reliable faithfulness.

And it is exactly FOR the context of this world.

The church’s job; my job as a Christian; your job as a Christian  is to BRING the good news of Christ’s cross, — bodily, personally-­ into every circumstance of the world.

If you do not know what that means or how to understand it, don’t panic & don’t give up.

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