Jesus calls into question our need for oppositional postures. But, in order to maintain the strength of our perceived positions we need someone, some group, with which to be angry. Funny thing is that when we read the Gospels, Jesus’ words reserved for those who chose him as their enemy came not in defensiveness but in calling the religious leaders to account for the way their words became a burden to those most in need of hope in God.

Maybe this video would point to the call for Christians to give their brothers and sisters the benefit of the doubt. And, maybe we would hear Jesus calling us to account for how flippant and careless we are with our words all in the so-called name of what is true.

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Husband to Patty. Daddy to Kimberly and Tommie. Grandpa Doc to Cohen, Max, Fox, and Marlee. Pastor to Snow Hill Baptist Church. Graduate of Oklahoma Baptist University and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Reading. Photography. Golf. Colorado. Jeeping. Friend. The views and opinions expressed here are my own and should not be construed as representing the corporate views of the church I pastor.