Restoring God’s Image – Week 2
The question to answer in this chapter is: if Jesus’ death is not about justice and punishment and death, then why does it get described that way? If it’s so obvious that the God behind it all is forgiving and generous and patient and lovingly loyal, why haven’t those ideas caught on? There must be some reason that generations have accepted the harsh teaching of debt and penalty in their worship and promoted them in the world.
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We’ll be discussing this reading on July 14 and 17.
If you missed Week 1’s conversation on Sunday, we’ll gather this Wednesday at 6pm.