This is what, or rather who, we should be defending.
The least of these right outside our door.
But like the Israel of Isaiah’s day, we suffer from an idolatry of faith that values theology and tradition more than people. We’re plagued by an idolatrous obsession over ideas that’s driven by a unquenchable need for control, a paranoid fear of the other, intense personal insecurity, and a pathological need to be right and have others recognize that we’re right.
But the gospel isn’t about absolute truth.
It’s about absolute love.
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