Connecting-Chapter 8

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We now know that in order for connecting to happen, something powerful in one person must touch something good in another. We also know that the “something powerful” is the very life of God within His people. So, what is the “something good”? That’s what Crabb writes about in chapter eight.

 
Every Christian has something good in them waiting to be released. To be alive in Christ means that we have inside of us the same passions, desires, and urges that ruled in the life of Christ. We have these in us as Christ-followers, but they must be released. It is possible for them to lie within suppressed and unreleased. What hinders these good urges and passions from being released is already released badness. Basically, what that means is that every follower of Christ is a mix of good urges and bad urges. The good urges that ruled the…

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