God\’s people must do good deeds. In order to do good in a world filled with violence and selfishness, kindness must rule.
A central element to David\’s living with a heart after God\’s was that he made decisions based upon principle. If we want to please God and \”do all his will\”, then we need to learn to do the same.
Humanity dreams of a world of justice and peace, but when the dream is pursued apart from righteousness with God it becomes a nightmare. Christ offers us something better than a worldly dream, he offers hope.
This week we consider some of the (surprising…even jolting) lessons that Jesus\’s first followers had to learn about their purpose in life and the relationships that purpose would lead them into. The lessons they needed to learn are the same that we need to learn.