Contrary to popular evangelical practice, the call to follow Jesus is an invitation to relinquish power over others. Part 4 in a series on the Bible as a story about power, we contrast this ethic with the theology of power and submission that is rooted in American slavery and is alive and well in the American church today.
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Music: Cale Haugen
References: 1 Cor. 6:3, Rev. 1:6, 5:10, 20:6
- Paul’s Ethics of Relinquishing Power and the Letter to Philemon by Tim
- Seminary Dropout podcast episode 111: Gary Black Jr. “Heaven is not a cosmic car wash!”
- Preparing for Heaven: What Dallas Willard Taught Me About Living, Dying, and Eternal Life by Gary Black Jr.