Blogging Towards Sunday, July 31, 2011
Today’s scripture, suggested by Sharon Nelson, is the climactic portion of Paul’s theological explanation in the letter to the church in Ancient Rome. Over the previous chapters, Paul has explained the tension between sin and brokenness and grace and reconicilation. He’s talked of the paradox that God in Christ saves not just the Jew but also the Gentile. Now he arrives at the point in his teaching when he moves from theology to ethics. How do we live a life in community as diverse and different followers of Jesus?