S02 Bonus Episode, the Twelve Nuggets of Christmas, Nugget 12, The Radical Message of Love and Kindness


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By Jim Fugate. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

About 2 centuries ago a baby was born in Bethlehem, of Judea. At the time Bethlehem was an isolated society that had fallen from an unparalleled greatness hundreds of years before, to a completely conquered backwater.
His name is Jesus Christ. And, there is so much that can be said of him. But His message and gift are the most powerful of all, and only effectively given -or accepted - quietly, humbly, and peacefully – never by force.

He caused great upheaval by encouraging people to be kind and loving. By inviting them to change their ways, to be humble, forgiving, and good.

This message was incredibly threatening to the existing power structure. And, as everything else failed, they charged him with false crimes, paid one of his closest associates to betray him, and then condemned him to death.
He and His message remain.

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