Our life group is finishing a discussion on Judah Smith’s recent book Jesus Is ________. It is a great introduction to the incredibly engaging Jesus we find in the Bible. I’ve posted about a sermon of Judah’s before and mentioned how much I admire his unique delivery and style. While different from me in a number of ways, I enjoy his outlook on faith and his understanding of Jesus.
Below are some of my favorite quotes from the book. What I can’t capture is how well Judah’s humor seeps through the content.
In reality, for many people, the greatest hindrance to receiving the grace of God is not their scandalous sins—it’s their empty good deeds.