We have seen that God romances us, is faithful to us and his love is ultimately demonstrated in the price our redeemer paid. But what about our part in the romance? Watch Word Wednesday as Oliver Burmeister shares what excites God about our part in the relationship and how we can demonstrate our love for him.
The Romance of Redemption
In the book of Ruth, Naomi’s walk of faith started with disobedience and ended with her having no hope for the future. Having been re-introduced to Boaz through Ruth, led to a renewed confidence in God which enabled her to hope for a better future. Watch Word Wednesday as Oliver Burmeister shares what Naomi’s story teaches us about our own journey of faith with God.
The Passover festival is celebrated at the start of the barley harvest. The Feast of Pentecost occurs near the start of the wheat harvest. Our redeemer, the bread of life, was born in Bethlehem, the house of bread. Watch Word Wednesday as Oliver Burmeister shares about the significance of this romance taking place between Passover (unleavened bread) and Pentecost (leavened bread).
The dictionary says that redeeming is the action of regaining or gaining possession of something in exchange for payment. In Revelation 5 we see that our redeemer made the payment with his blood. But which is it? Did he redeem us so that we could regain something, or so that we would gain something new? Watch Word Wednesday as Oliver Burmeister discusses the answers to these questions and more.