Thumper Theology: An Imperative for All

Thumper Theology: An Imperative for All

Scripture Reading: Rules for the New Life

If you had to pick two biblical texts to live by or to support an entire religious tradition, one from the Hebrew Bible, Old Testament, and then one from the New Testament, the two that we are referencing in today’s service would suffice. In our opening song, we sang Micah, chapter six verse eight,”What does the Lord require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God? Throughout the ages, these prophetic words have carried countless pilgrims on the faith journey. Creeds for faithful living. The other, the second one that we would pick to let them carry us would be our text from Ephesians, chapter 4, verses 25 through chapter 5 verse 2, which begins, “So then, putting away falsehood, let all of us speak the truth to our neighbors, for we are members of one another.”