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Honest to God

In the last post, I said that we live for the good of others by being generous. Continuing in that vein, the 9th commandment teaches that we live for the good of others by being honest.

Just as we are made to have and care for things, we are also made for relationships. We are created in the image of a Trinitarian community (Genesis 1:26). Jesus prayed that we would be one, just as he and the Father are one (John 17). Still further, much of the imagery for the church is communal in nature: body, family, flock, a people.

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