When I felt secure, I said, “I will never be shaken.”Psalm 30:6…
“The 12 Days of Jesus” are meant to deconstruct our traditional views of him – to put us on a path toward the freedom to see Jesus not as tradition teaches he should be, but as scripture says he really is.
We are living in a time of deep need for our own version of a Public Theologian, but with a more spiritual emphasis. I call these new 21st century thinkers Spiritual Theologians.
For all of us who face the limits of yesterday’s memories, we can learn from Nehemiah’s example and renew our dedication to God by practicing “Radical Forgetfulness”. Here is how we can do it.
God wants us to experience continual restarts, rebirths, redefinitions, and to literally rebrand our lives.
We are experiencing chaos because so many want so much but rely on human institutions and strength instead of asking God.
Believing in the “Spirituality of Jesus” in this way leads to believing he is intimately guiding our lives. Spirituality becomes a way of life.
With secure confidence in the saving power of God, we tightly grip the “sword of the Spirit”, which is God’s Word, and then march forward in our fight to rescue others from the darkness.
Once we have experienced our spiritual “awakening” based on our discussion in part 2 of our series, we are ready to take the next step, which is to become spiritually “aware”.
We are living in a time of fear-inducing chaos, when darkness is rising. We must embrace our responsibility to God and our neighbors to bring the light.
When reading Scripture, there is no shortage of profound spiritual mystery, interaction, and activity, so why is Christianity seen as more organized than spiritual?