What words do we associate with Jesus? Love, goodness, holiness, grace? What about “zeal”? Not only does it tell us something about Jesus, but it should tell us something about us if we want to be more like him.
You can’t force zeal. But it’s something that happens when you know the stakes are high.
In this sermon on John 2:13-25 about the cleansing of the Jerusalem Temple, we define zeal, and explore the importance of moving from a mentality of ‘ritual to relationship’ when it comes to our spiritual practices.
It’s called “Ritual or Relationship.”
The YouTube video version is below, as is the audio-only download. Beneath is the extra background content as a part of The Pulse Podcast.
As mentioned, you can access the extra “growing deeper” background content as a part of The Pulse Podcast with Matthew Ruttan by going here (or by finding it wherever you subscribe to podcasts — iTunes (Apple Podcasts), Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher or TuneIn). It’s called “Cleansing the Temple with zeal, and our hearts from apathy.”