This week and next we’re in chapter 3 of Paul’s Letter to the Romans, a pivotal section for Paul’s argument and a money chunk of the letter when it comes to notions of what does and does not constitute a legitimate follower of Christ.
“I’m not that interested in Christianity. I am interested in worshipping the God that raised Jesus from the dead, having first raised Israel from Egypt.”
Too often, people miss the painstaking connections Paul makes- the continuity- between the faith of Israel and the faith of Jesus.
Stanley Hauerwas, #3 on my man-crush list, doesn’t make that mistake. He has this concise, thoughtful and spot-on synopsis of ‘What is a Christian.’
It’s well-worth the few minute view. Consider it a preview for next week’s sermon.
Click here to see it.