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Social Welfare Engagement

by | Feb 12, 2020 | Uncategorized

There is a lot of discussion and activity surrounding a “social welfare” gospel approach among professing Christians. No longer, salvation is of the Lord. No longer, one must be born again. No longer, a new creature in Christ. No longer, a new humanity in Jesus Christ. It is a “another gospel” redeeming the culture.

I think that this quote is a helpful corrective; even though, I do acknowledge that it will not change anyone’s mind who is set upon earthly matters alone.

Our holiness is our primary environmental contribution — for was it not when sin entered that the environment corrupted (Gen 3:17-19)? And our holiness is our primary social testimony (Mat 5:13-14).

—Motyer, Alec. “Isaiah by the Day: A New Devotional Translation,” 37.

Frank Jones

Pastor, Exhorter, Cyclist

Frank Jones is presently pastor at Faith Memorial Baptist Church in Chesterfield, Virginia.