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Gain the World to Lose Your Soul?

Gain the World to Lose Your Soul?

The scheme of the world has not changed since the time of Jesus. On one side are the claims of material existence: Money, status, family, career, and so on. On the other side are the claims of spiritual life. Jesus made a sharp division between the two. He decried money and possessions; he even discounted work and family as incompatible with being on the spiritual path. The church followed in his footsteps. Even though precious few Christians could literally give up every material tie in order to follow Christ, those who could became the ideal. By implication, those who couldn’t felt they were falling short of the ideal. I doubt that Jesus meant to be so exclusionary. He said explicitly that he had come for the fallen, the wayward, the lost sheep, the prodigal sons. All were included in his vision of a redeemed humanity. From this we can see what matters is adhering to the...

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