The Great Invitation and the Gift

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The world has been carved up by the great powers which have spiritually and economically dominated people, pushing them to strive for national dignity and nationhood. Ancestral wisdom and customs and traditional economics have been disrupted, and human energy and skills have been harnessed for the advantage of the conquerors and the disadvantage of the natural world. There are still people in the world today who regard anti-Black racism and White supremacy as race problems, a simple clash between Black and White. The world's wealthy few and their governments have promoted this narrative across the world, obscuring the real issues in the human crisis. This has greatly reduced the likelihood of the real problem being understood.

These times we find ourselves in are no different to the times of the Bible, when men were downtrodden, with many consumed by despair – a time of moral collapse and social unrest. It’s a time when attempts are being made, in every facet of our lives, to debase God in man, and to set a limit on human beings, particularly those in bodies of colour, striving to serve their Creator to the best of their ability. It’s a time in which we perhaps should look more closely at the beauty and the sweetness of the Great Invitation and the Gift that lies within that invitation.

In this conversation, I hope we can revive, restore and strengthen hope, faith and trust in the hearts and minds of our listeners.
9 Apr English South Africa Society & Culture · Religion & Spirituality

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