The good news is for everyone, that much is obvious from Luke-Acts, but as Chris W. Dial says, it’s not obvious to everyone. Then and now we need to remember that the Holy Spirit was poured out on “all flesh” and that means all nations and all people have access to the good news of the Lord of Creation dying for us, rising, reigning and pouring out the Spirit on all people who want to receive.
The Journey Bible Project moves into the exciting second half of Luke’s gospel: Acts. In today’s blog, Journey member Chris W. Dial delves into how we handle biblical truths.
God could have chosen to incarnate as a king or a priest — someone with power and privilege. But Jesus, though he was equal to God, brought himself down, not just to the level of humanity, but what his community considered the lowest level of humanity
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Jesus performed many miracles in the Bible. Afterward, he often commanded the people he helped to be silent, to not tell anyone about what happened. But people couldn’t keep quiet about the amazing things Jesus did for them.
James saw that Jesus preached the good news by living the good news. The commandment to love your neighbor isn’t a passive feeling of goodwill, but an action that is absolutely key to faith.