And of his fullness have all we received, and grace for grace.
Jesus not Religion
Gal 5:1 NKJV - Stand fast therefore in the liberty by which Christ has made us free, and do not be entangled again with a yoke of bondage.
City On A Hill is not organized around religion, we’re centered on The Father, Jesus Christ and The Holy Spirit.
There’s a big difference.
Religion ends with guilt.
Jesus begins with forgiveness.
Religion adds burdens.
Jesus carries burdens.
Religion is about what I have to do.
Jesus is about what He has done.
Religion sees us vs. them.
Jesus sees us.
Religion leads to pride.
Jesus leads to humility.
Religion is salvation by morality.
Jesus is our salvation.
Religion brings religious institutions.
Jesus brings movements of love.
Religion separates itself from the world.
Jesus steps into the world.
Religion is about rules.
Jesus is about grace.
Religion tries to change behaviors.
Jesus changes hearts.
Religion produces self-righteousness.
Jesus is our righteousness.
Religion points a finger.
Jesus took the blame.
Religion makes judgmental hypocrites.
Jesus forgives judgmental hypocrites.
Religion’s no match for Jesus.