Ritual or Relationship

Ritual or Relationship

What words do we associate with Jesus? Love, goodness, holiness, grace? What about “zeal”? Not only does it tell us something about Jesus, but it should tell us something about us if we want to be more like him.

You can’t force zeal. But it’s something that happens when you know the stakes are high.

In this sermon on John 2:13-25 about the cleansing of the Jerusalem Temple, we define zeal, and explore the importance of moving from a mentality of ‘ritual to relationship’ when it comes to our spiritual practices.

It’s called “Ritual or Relationship.”

You can access the video or audio version of this sermon by the buttons provided in this post. In addition, Pastor Ruttan has been providing additional background to Bible passage that goes along with this sermon as a part of ‘The Pulse Podcast with Matthew Ruttan.’ You can hear that extra content by clicking here.


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