Swords into Plowshares

Hope’s Virtual Bible Study is here! Using our Advent theme, “What Can’t Wait,” we’ll study the Bible together throughout Advent. Each devotional exercise is designed to be brief and fit into your busy day!

For our first lesson, I invite you to read Isaiah 2:1-5, and take a look at this article & video: https://relevantmagazine.com/…/shane-claiborne-and-activis…/

How do you feel when you watch this video? How do you feel like it relates to Isaiah 2:1-5? What are some ways that we can envision turning “swords into plowshares” in our community? Share your answers in the comments below!
 
Peace, blessings, and HOPE,
Pastor Christie
 
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2 Responses to “Swords into Plowshares”

  1. Barbara Falk says:

    It takes courage to beat swords into plowshares and to share the Lord’s way with others. Oh, that we might have peace instead of violence. The video was one way to show God’s love, if people are willing to listen. What about how we love our family, friends and neighbors?
    Barb

  2. Pastor Christie Beckmann says:

    Barb, I love your comments! It does take courage. It’s hard to think about turning swords into plowshares — not only are we laying down our weapons, but we’re completely transforming these weapons into instruments of healing and care. That takes so much trust. It may be difficult to trust our fellow humans, and so in order to have the courage to do this, we must put all our trust in God.

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