Tuesday, July 14, 2015
One New Humanity
As a Jewish follower of Jesus, Paul is eager to assure us Gentiles (non-Jews) that we are not left out, even though we were once far away, compared to Jews. "In his flesh Christ has made both groups one (Ephesians 2:11-22.) The passage seems strange to us, since we are used to thinking of ourselves, not the Jews, as the insiders.