Theologian Debie Thomas put into words this week the discomfort I felt reading this text in a world where demands for the oppressed to forgive their oppressors are so often used to silence their cries for justice…
Rev. Liz KearnyLongview Presbyterian ChurchSeptember 13th, 2020Matthew 18:21-35 21 Then Peter came and said to him, ‘Lord, if another member of the church sins against me, how often should I forgive? As many as seven times?’ 22Jesus said to him, ‘Not seven times, but, I tell you, seventy-seven times. 23 ‘For this reason the kingdomContinue reading “A Community of Forgiveness”
Matthew 18:15-20Rev. Liz KearnyLongview Presbyterian ChurchSeptember 6th, 2020 15 ‘If another member of the church sins against you, go and point out the fault when the two of you are alone. If the member listens to you, you have regained that one. 16But if you are not listened to, take one or two others alongContinue reading “Transformed in the Tension”
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