Pastor Jim suggested that we live like Christ’s return could be any moment, but love like it could be a long time off. How well do you balance this tension between the immediate and the far off? Do your thoughts and responses lean more towards one or the other?
What thoughts and feelings does Judgement Day evoke in you? What is your reaction to Pastor Jim’s dislike of judgment but at the same time desire that evil, selfishness, poverty, racism, and a score of other troubles of this world come to an end?
Pastor Jim told of Christ the bridegroom’s desire to live in covenant with us, then concluded with a question, “What do you say?” How do you respond to that invitation?