a new openness to God’s continuing reformation of the Church ecumenical, that it might be more effective in its mission.
When open is used as a verb: Do we move our hearts and minds toward God, so that God can help us see more clearly? Do we let our perspectives be opened to how God looks at the world, existence and life?
The Book of Order calls for a new openness to God. It calls us to make sure we are always letting God have first place in our lives. Not second, not third, not last or left over. First. It calls us to display openness to the Lord in four specific ways:
The Letter to the Hebrews gives us Biblical thought on Openness to God
What does Being Open to God Mean? Vs 19-25
What is the Alternative to Being Open? Vs 26-31
Recalling when we have been open to God in our past. Vs 32-39
Are you closed? Or are you open?