I’ve been thinking a lot lately about the repetitive nature of the Christian life. Yeah, I know, this isn’t exactly an “amen” worthy point. It is true though.
Eat this bread. Drink this cup. Do it again. And again.
I mean, when will we have read our Bibles enough?
Is it possible to have fulfilled the command to “Love your neighbor as yourself” so we never have to do it again? Can someone say, “Oh, I already did that, so I don’t have to love neighbors anymore.”
And what if the church isn’t teaching us anything NEW? Y’know… stuff we haven’t heard before? Where’s all the next level stuff? Gimme some of that!
What about giving? Can ya hit a certain level and just be done with it already? You know, kind of like that High Striker carnival game with the heavy sledge hammer and the bell thingy?
Ding ding ding ding ding! Congratulations. You’ve hit the level. You’ve arrived. You never have to give again!
And what about forgiveness? How many times do we really have to forgive the same… Read More