Bible, Church

Out of context?

I noticed on the cover of our worship bulletins this morning that the Bible verse was Genesis 12:2–“I will make you into a great nation, I will bless you, I will make your name great, and you will be a blessing” (HCSB). The graphics on the bulletin cover, however, were all partriotic. I wonder many would look at this arrangement and think “Wow…God really did mean what he said about America!”

Patriotism? Great!

Abrahamic promise? Glorious!!

The latter being used to undergird the former? I say “No!”

Αυτω η δοξα,



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