What’s the Purpose?

Posted: January 18, 2008 in random thoughts

Strikingly relevant paraphrase of Amos 5. 21-24.

This is understood as God speaking:

“I can’t stand your religious meetings. I’m fed up with your conferences and conventions. I want nothing to do with your religion projects, your pretentious slogans and goals. I’m sick of your fund-raising schemes, your public relations and image making. I’ve had all I can take of your noisy ego-music. When was the last time you sang to me? Do you know what I want? I want justice—oceans of it. I want fairness—rivers of it. That’s what I want. That’s all I want.” (Amos 5.21-24, The Message.)

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