Please take some time to read and discuss this.
There is an urgent need for Christians to think more deeply about our calling to be agents of common grace committed to the welfare of the city of our exile (after the model in Jeremiah 29:4-7).
Those who honor their Creator will be deeply concerned about common good for His creatures.
Those who live in a representative forms of democracy have a unique opportunity to sit at the table where policies and laws are formed. Ordinary people in biblical times never had this kind of opportunity. And most people in our world can only dream of it.
Agents of common grace
The reality and realm of common grace presuppose an ability to have rational conversations between redeemed and unredeemed about the common good. We need a fresh and bold investigation of the doctrine of common grace.
One thing that we really need to understand is that dialogue…
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