SUMMARY: Pastor Duke Kwon of Grace Meridian Hill (Washington, D.C.) says that there are four things we need to recognize when reading Matthew 22:15-22 – political power is seductive, Jesus does not fit neatly into political parties and that we should give and withhold from the government. The sound is lower than normal, so make sure to turn it up.
KEY QUOTE: “Jesus doesn’t fit easily, neatly, tightly in political categories and neither should we.”
BONUS: Leftover notes from his sermon. Some really good information is there.
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In an engaging information packed 45-minute sermon Justin Giboney says, “Christians on both sides of the political spectrum need to ask themselves if they are going to be accomplices or cross bearers? Will we add to the tribalism and division or will we be models of civility and reconciliation? Walk with me into this tension.”Read more
Using a football game with two teams (the warring ideologies of culture), officials (Christians), a rule book (the Bible), and a crowd (the people of the world) as an analogy Oak Cliff Bible Fellowship (Dallas, TX) pastor Tony Evans says that God has a unique perspective on voting.Read more