These are two great passages, but they present us with a conundrum. I know, that’s not a word that you’re used to using in everyday conversation (unless you’re me, and like funny sounding words). Basically, we’re presented with two different ideas that we want to be able to do both, but are unsure of how to do it.
You may be saying to yourself, “what do you mean?” One the one hand we’re presented with a rule abiding, obedient, lawful faith. One where everyone agrees to follow one set of rules, and live by any consequences that come because of them. On the other hand, we have Jesus talking about what we do and what we don’t do. That may sound similar to rules, and some look at it as rules, but they aren’t really. Jesus doesn’t mention any rules there, rather its all about what we do just because we are who we are. Continue reading What Drives You?