'John 15:1-13' Tagged Posts

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Divorce from Religion

Jesus told a story of a wedding banquet in which one man did not wear the appropriate clothing. As a result, he was cast out of the banquet and sent to hell. This man was speechless. Why? Because he thought that his “religious” clothes would get him in. Instead, what he needed was the “clean linen” (Revelation 19), which represents righteous actions. Religion–which Jesus called “traditions of the elders”–takes many forms. For some, it is liturgical and includes hierarchical church…