This Week’s Text: Romans 1.16
If asked, would you be able to explain the gospel?
Of all the pictures of the work of God in our lives, which one most speaks to your heart?
What is your association with evangelism? Is there a way to reclaim “evangelism” and “gospel” in away that allows us to share the good news with the world?
In anticipation of Lent, and as we consider what it means to talk about the atonement, consider these questions:
Does God have to punish sinners?
Did God want the violence perpetrated on Jesus?
Was it part of the divine plan of redemption?
If so, is God inherently violent?
How does that square with the teachings of Jesus?
If God is violent, does that justify acts of violence on behalf of Christians?
In light of this, how are Anabaptists to do theology?