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Quote of the Day~ Ed Stetzer

“When we become primarily identified with any tribe outside the body of Christ, especially when we are identified to the point where others are repelled by us, we’ve traded our Kingdom-based identity for a world-based identity. It’s burning a bridge. It’s building a wall. The most damaging example of Christians at their worst is when someone claims a Kingdom-based identity but pursues some world-based end. Trying to use Christianity to achieve political, economic, or social objectives only increases the outrage directed toward us.”

Stetzer, Ed. Christians in the Age of Outrage: How to Bring Our Best When the World Is at Its Worst (p. 15). Tyndale Momentum. Kindle Edition.

Are we alienating a lost world around us by allowing our political tribes to become more important than our Kingdom priorities?  

By an act of faith, Abraham said yes to God’s call to travel to an unknown place that would become his home. When he left he had no idea where he was going. By an act of faith he lived in the country promised him, lived as a stranger camping in tents. Isaac and Jacob did the same, living under the same promise. Abraham did it by keeping his eye on an unseen city with real, eternal foundations—the City designed and built by God. Hebrews 11:8–10 (The Message) 

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2 Comments on “Quote of the Day~ Ed Stetzer

  1. Amen! Thank you for highlighting this “trap” in our current Culture War, Chad!

    • Thank you Susie. We have a responsibility to Kingdom Purposes first and foremost. Blessings!

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