Mercy!

EDITORIAL

Christian discipleship is summed up in four words: “Be like your Father” . David Andrew asks how do we represent His mercy in an increasingly cold-hearted world?

‘Who do you think you are?’ has become a surprisingly important question in the present day. It has generated at least one television show where people, often celebrities, investigate their family tree while viewers get to peep, as it were, through the family keyhole. Biblically speaking, it's a question of huge importance for Christians.

Jesus once put a very similar question to his disciples: “Who do you say that I am?” The crowds that followed his every move had begun to speculate about his identity. But Peter’s answer clearly originated in revelation, not speculation: “You are the Christ, the Son of the Living God” . (Matthew 16:15-17) What then about our own question? Who do we think we are – and who are we really? 

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