When God shows up

When God shows up, things change. I know that everyone knows that intellectually. But I’m not sure how much we really grasp the idea. Do we think that this is still true and applicable today?

The very essence of Christianity is that everything changes. That’s what happens when God becomes manifest and encounters creation. Why would we expect anything less?

The first instance of God showing up is in Creation. The very act of creation changed everything.

God shows up to many people in the stories of Scripture too — Abraham, Isaac, Jacob. God shows…

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My name is Matthew Best. I’m an ELCA (Lutheran) pastor who attempts to translate church and churchy stuff into everyday language.

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Pastor Matthew Best

My name is Matthew Best. I’m an ELCA (Lutheran) pastor who attempts to translate church and churchy stuff into everyday language.