Tolle Lege: Holy Subversion

Readability:  1

Length: 147 pp

Author: Trevin Wax

Caesar is not Lord, Jesus is. This would be a most radical statement in the early Christian world – it would be subversive. Not subversive in the sense of overthrowing Caesar, but in the sense of putting him back in his proper place.

In , Tevin Wax calls for us to put the idols that rule over us (Caesars) back in their place, under the Lordship of Christ. Trevin deals well with the Caesars of the self, success, money, leisure, sex, and power. Here is a necessary book that is also very helpful.

The disciples we produce are a direct result of the gospel we preach.

Abstinence education may be effective for the public school system, but churches should not preach abstinence alone.  After all, telling young people that they should not have sex because of all the bad things that could happen to them actually perpetuates a self-centered view of sexuality.  The teenagers who engage in sexual activity are having sex to please themselves.  The teenagers who do not engage in sexual activity are not having sex in order to protect themselves.  But the common root in both of these mindsets is self-centeredness.

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