Render to Caesar what is Caesar's, and to God what is God's. What does this saying mean? Jesus' response to the conniving pharisees puts them on their heels by insisting on the dignity of all people. Christians are called to live in the middle of division, insisting on the dignity of all people as well.
There is more than enough to go around. In this homily, Pastor Bob explores passages from Isaiah, Romans, and Matthew that show us how to reflect the love of God which is overflowing. In a culture of fear and scarcity, God's people are called to generous love. Are our impulses shaped by the Holy Spirit so that our lives are animated by the idea that there is more than enough love to go around.
Grace Chicago was honored to welcome Dr. Miroslav Volf to the pulpit on January 15, 2017. Volf is the Henry B. Wright Professor of Systematic Theology at Yale university and the Founding Director of the Yale Center for Faith and Culture. Below is the audio of his homily entitled: Joy, Desire, and Responsibility.