For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand, that we should walk in them. . . .Â I therefore, a prisoner for the Lord, urge you to walk in a manner worthy of the calling to which you have been called, with all humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another in love, eager to maintain the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace. . . .Â Therefore be imitators of God, as beloved children. AndÂ walk in love,Â as Christ loved us andÂ gave himself up for us, aÂ fragrantÂ offering and sacrifice to God. – Ephesians 2:10, 4:1-3, 5:1-2
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Embracing the Body: Finding God in Our Flesh and Bone, Tara M. Owens. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2015.
Summary: An invitation to move beyond guilt and shame around our embodied selves to discover the goodness of our bodies and how God made us, meets us, and works through our bodied lives.
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