Jesus, living SENT, goes out of His way to to bring living water to the woman at the well in Samaria.
Although he is initially perplexed about Jesus, and how to be born again, Nicodemus by the time of Jesus crucifixion and death, has become a believer.
Everybody knows the Prologue to John’s Gospel is about the the Incarnation: the Word become flesh. But miss the weight of this chapter on John the Baptist’s witness to the Light. John had a testimony! He lived SENT.
Our hearts are absolutely central in Scripture. We will never leave ‘lukewarm‘ until we recovery living from our new hearts. This is new covenant living!
We are living an embodied spirituality. If we leave our bodies out of our spiritual theology, we end up compromised by the sins against our bodies.
The path to Zeloo is not a burdensome, new set of rules. It is the gospel invitation to come to Jesus, take the yoke of entering into His unique relationship with His Father and learning of Him.
This sermon was a call to shift from indifference to involvement on the silent holocaust of abortion today.
Jesus called His disciples “little faiths” because they weren’t exercising it and their prayerlessness also meant powerlessness!
“The Laodiceans were lukewarm in their discipleship. Jesus was about to be sick of them, but instead, there is an amazing grace in Jesus’ approach to them in Rev. 3!”