When we aim towards generosity out of a motivation of being seen and praised by others, or even to impressed by ourselves, then we fail to actually pursue the kind of Christ-honoring righteousness he calls us to.
As disciples, we are willing to be degraded because we recognize we have been upgraded through Christ. We are willing to be treated unjustifiably because we have been justified eternally through Christ.
This week’s sermon capped off this brief series talking through Mission. It’s a buzzword that anyone who’s been around a local church over the last decade is sure to have heard. But what exactly does it mean?