17 Sep Thread #44: Jesus and the Bible-thumpers
Every met a Bible-thumper, someone who seemed to feel that they had an infallible power for the interpretation of the Scriptures? Christ’s hardest critics were the professionally religious, the priests, Bible teachers and “spiritual” politicians who made their living from the system of religion. He threatened them in every way because he was not a part of their system. He didn’t seek their accreditation, ordination or approval. He held them to the same scriptures they held over the heads of the people every day. He called them…and he calls us to integrity, to the matching of our lifestyles with the standards of the Bible we all profess. Hear more on today’s thread.