I want to speak about the crisis going on at our Southern Border. A crisis of our government’s own making.
I used to be an Evangelical Christian, though as I look back I realize I was never a very good one.
On the day of Pentecost, not long after Jesus’ ascension, the Spirit came down and rested “like tongues of fire” on each of the disciples’ heads, and they began to speak in other languages.
Now the eleven disciples went to Galilee, to the mountain to which Jesus had directed them. And when they saw him they worshiped him, but some doubted. And Jesus came…
May Jesus always challenge us with the ways his kingdom challenges even our strongest partisan attachments.
To revolutionaries, Jesus’ character may seem like we’re “aiding and abetting” the enemy, enabling injustice and tyranny. The reality is something quite different. Showing mercy to our enemies displays the power and character of our Lord Jesus Christ, and challenges the legitimacy of worldly power itself.