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May 19, 2019

What Are We Here For?

Passage: Mark 2:24-27

Speaker: Bishop Abraham Shanklin

Series: All In

Category: Belief

Religion was created by man so that we could interpret what we believed God wanted from us. Religion made rules for us to follow, which in reality are just checkboxes to mark off to make us feel as though we’ve covered all our bases. Jesus came to show us a different way. He abolished the rules, and displayed God’s priorities. It’s this kind of faith that we should emulate. The problem is, we still surround ourselves with rules, both written and unwritten. We say “if we do this”, or “if we do that” then we’re good Christians. But, are we following Jesus’s example? Is living as he did really applicable to our lives? It’s time to start breaking some of the religious rules we’ve been taught to follow…