Some were not interested in lose their power and their corrupt privileges. Others preferred to continue their religious life with a “straw God”.
What are the priorities that Christ incarnated with his life?
Beginning in the USA and expanding then to Europe, we witness the rise of a rampant individualism where “my rights” are the primary interest.
Apparently, we all agree that the value of a person doesn’t depend as much from their doing as from their being. But, what does the world understand by being?
Our modern society has evolved in such a way that the manner it has chosen to resolve the class struggle has been to try to implement the entertainment principle as a “need” for human beings.
To my mind, it is on the cross that the character of Christ reaches its greatest splendour. During the hours of deepest darkness, his words shine like radiant gold.
To forgive requires first to be aware, through God’s light, of the dark hidden corners in our own heart.
“The righteous shall live by faith.” It represents the ultimate summary of the Reformation, as well as a synthesis of the Bible.