Trusting and acting on the promises of God drastically affects how we live here on earth. For us as Christians, it means faith in the promise of what lies in the future should be wholly embraced, even if we don’t see it.
Only what is done for the good of others will matter in the end. On what basis are we to have this radical love? God helps us to have that hope and he gives us great examples of people who had great faith. Faith is what links hope and gives power to radical obedience.
How do we as Christians live our faith in these times of social and racial tension? By listening. Ultimate healing can only take place when we listen to understand and provide Jesus as the source of change.