Feb 6, 2014

Call to Worship: Revolution

Here’s a call to worship inspired by Matthew 5: 38-48 and Luke 6:27-38.  It was written by Roddy Hamilton.

Revolution
(inspired by Matthew 5: 48-58, Luke 6:27-38)

The enemy:
            love them
The oppressor:
            walk the mile with them
The Master:
            turn the other cheek to them

This doormat faith
seems too much to bear
in a world where those who bully
always seem to win

The enemy:
            imbalance them with love
The oppressor:
            shame the law that oppresses
The Master:
           turn the cheek as an equal

This rebellious faith
seems too much to bear
in a world where those who bully
are loved back to justice by the bullied
But this is heaven’s revolution
and we are called into it
come let us worship
love’s rebel, Jesus

~ written by Roddy Hamilton, and posted on Mucky Paws. http://www.nkchurch.org.uk/index.php/mucky-paws