Virtue Signaling Justifies Nobody: Paul and Galatians 5:13-21
In the Church, the cry is, “He loves,” and it is that message which transforms our worldviews from taking to giving, from radical individualism to trans-demographic inclusivism, from selfishness to selflessness, from “tolerate my rights” to “loving rightly together.”
Old Testament: Zechariah 9:9-12 (Pentecost 5: Series A)
The people gathered in Jerusalem that day were making a bold statement of faith. They believed Jesus was the New David.
Epistle: Romans 7:14-25a (Pentecost 5: Series A)
Paul has gone through all this explanation to belabor the point: The incarnation, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ changes everything.
Gospel: Matthew 11:25-30 (Pentecost 5: Series A)
Jesus did not come to be first. He came to be faithful, faithful to His Father’s mission for you.
Getting the Word Out—Pastors and People Together
The gift of new life through His death and resurrection, creates Christ’s children, all of whom are being sent with beautiful feet and beautiful tongue and lips to serve as the Lord’s hitmen and midwives.