December 31, 2023

State of the Church

Passage: Acts 2:46-47, 1 Peter 4:8-9, Romans 12:9-13

We live in a time of societal breakdown. Our institutions, authorities, and trusted figures have failed and crumbled in astonishing ways, making it obvious that we need a savior. David asks if the foundations are destroyed, what can the righteous do (Ps. 11:3)? Because the Lord is on the throne in His holy temple, we can look to Him. He has given us His word through the Lord Jesus Christ and so we have something to believe, something to stand on, and something to do. In a culture of increasing alienation and hostility, we are to show the world the love of God by our love for one another.

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