It occurred to me that one cannot do their absolute best if they are not totally engulfed in that area of discipline. You cannot truthfully do your very best if you are not obsessed with that thing.
If we look at what the Messiah required of his disciples it was that they “leave everything” and follow Him He in essence required that they “die to themselves” to become Discipline Students in order to establish and enter the Kingdom of the Most High. Yeshua wanted absolute obsession with the Kingdom and He settled for nothing less.
“The Hebrew and other ancient peoples considered tribal solidarity to be the most important. They were united as one with their ancestors and their descendants. So they accepted responsibility for what their forebears had done, and they would be making the renewal for their descendants. They were aware that the actions of every individual had consequences that affected them all, and perhaps most significantly, the future generations.”
“Our extreme emphasis on individualism and pluralism is virtually the opposite of the Hebrew model.” – Gary Demarest Continue reading
When we restore our culture we than gain autonomy.
Autonomy allows us to be self sufficient and self governing restoring historical continuity empowering each other. Continue reading
We often hear as a response to racism, violence, and disenfranchisement of a people that it’s a Heart Issue.
In the Christian community when obvious disregard for Black life is captured and answers and justice is demanded our Pastors and ministers respond: it’s a Heart Issue…they need Jesus.
While these are true statements “It’s a heart Issue ” is a juvenile and dismissive response to the problem.
Of Course it’s a “Heart Issue” everything is an out pouring of what is inside,but to respond to systematic genocide of melanated people with it’s a “Heart Issue” is evasive and cowardly.