Wherefore seeing we also are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which doth so easily besetus, and let us run with patiencetherace that is set before us, Looking untoJesus the author and finisher of our faith; (Hebrews 12:1-2)
It takes guts and courage to be a Christian. The race that is set before us…following a life-script composed and managed by Jesus Christ the Creator of the universe, takes us to an innovative place…far outside of worldly conventional thinking.
Like the first-century dispute answered well by Jesus about the resurrection of the dead (Mk. 12:26-27)…in plain sight just below the surface within the discourse between God and Moses at the burning bush familiar to every Jew in that day (Ex. 3:6)…this simple truth about Christian guts and courage again is hiding right…
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