The Ministry Of Jesus And The Relationship Of Justice And Worship

Source: The Complete Library of Christian Worship, Robert E. Webber, General Editor

Jesus' ministry portrays for us a radical vision of the kingdom of God, where God is known through forgiveness and the human community is united in love and peace. Christian liturgy points us to this vision and must be shaped according to it.

The most radical and distinctive thing about Jesus' ministry was, indeed, his vision of a universe where God alone is ruler. This was not the typically eschatological vision common to many preachers and prophets in first-century Palestine-an eschatology...


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