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The Great and Holy Call

A FB friend recently asked me why I am a peace and justice Charismatic Christian--or a Holy Spirit Activist.  I've pondered that for a few weeks and here is where my heart is.  God's people, right from the beginning, have been given a great and holy call to be agents of God and image God in the earth.  So I will begin where the Bible begins, in the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.

I find in interesting that God did not create humans first and let them float around while he finished the rest of his creation.  But that God was intentional about the sequence of creation.  Before he placed wildlife in the garden, he created all that would sustain his creatures.  Finally, when all was done, he placed the first humans in the garden and asked them to tend it, govern it, produce fruit.  He asked them to create families who would create communities, who would create nations.  Then God asked them to bear his image.

What does all of that mean?  If we look at this creati…