I could not have agreed with you more
The first three elements of the Good News of Jesus are so wonderful that almost anyone can embrace them:
- God is not Angry and Harsh with Us as Many of Us Thought
- God’s Love for Us Takes Away Our Fear, Guilt, and Self-Condemnation
- We are not to Follow Burdensome Religious Rules
But the fourth element might cause some people pause. Following Jesus and his Good News also requires considerable commitment. First, those who follow Jesus are expected to love people. This is a growth process, but believers should commit to it.
Secondly, in following Jesus we commit to help expand God’s kingdom in its goal of peace, justice, and reconciliation over the whole earth; the kingdom expands through us.
What is the Kingdom of God?
Kingdoms seem rather old fashioned today as fewer countries have functioning kings and those that do are considered…
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