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World Turned Upside Down - Zoom Church

May 04, 2020 SMC preachers
Seattle Mennonite Church Sermons
World Turned Upside Down - Zoom Church
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Seattle Mennonite Church Sermons
World Turned Upside Down - Zoom Church
May 04, 2020
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What does the Thessalonian community have to do with popular broadways musical Hamilton? Like the musical's tribute to the battle of Yorktown, Paul's arrival in Thessalonica shook up the established Jewish community and turned their world upside down.  Unlike the American revolutionaries, Paul calls the new believers to a revolution of non-violent love and justice. Knowing all about what it feels like to have our worlds turned around, how do with consider what we want to keep upside down as Jesus calls us to be members of his upside down realm.

Photo: modern Thessaloniki by Georgio Garipis at Unsplash

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What does the Thessalonian community have to do with popular broadways musical Hamilton? Like the musical's tribute to the battle of Yorktown, Paul's arrival in Thessalonica shook up the established Jewish community and turned their world upside down.  Unlike the American revolutionaries, Paul calls the new believers to a revolution of non-violent love and justice. Knowing all about what it feels like to have our worlds turned around, how do with consider what we want to keep upside down as Jesus calls us to be members of his upside down realm.

Photo: modern Thessaloniki by Georgio Garipis at Unsplash