Thursday, June 7, 2018

Law or Faith?

Morning: Psalm 50; Ecclesiastes 3:16—4:3; Galatians 3:1-14

The radically new thing about Jesus is his invitation to trust God instead of striving to obey what people believe are God’s rules.  In other words, live by Faith rather than by Law.  Trying always to do the right thing, Paul suggests, is a curse; God does not want us to live under that curse, but in a free, trusting and loving relationship with the Cosmos and the Creator.  What this means is that when you live in trust and love, in keeping with Jesus’ invitation, you know how to live a good life, and you choose to, without compulsion.

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