This is well worth reading all the way through. Bono nails it on the exclusive claims of Jesus that set Him apart from all other religious figures and about the supremacy of grace and our need for it.
Okay….so I am always on the lookout for how celebrities describe their faith. I find it interesting. 9 times out of 10 they end up creating a God that does not exist in the Bible. Then along comes this excerpt from a book where Bono from U2 is being interviewed about his faith. Actually the interview is from September 2010…but never the less it is an incredible read. The following excerpt is from the poached egg and can be found at this link.
Bono: My understanding of the Scriptures has been made simple by the person of Christ. Christ teaches that God is love. What does that mean? What it means for me: a study of the life of Christ. Love here describes itself as a child born in straw poverty, the most vulnerable situation of all, without honor. I don’t let my religious world get too…
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I’m urging my pastor to peach a sermon with this outline backed up by the scriptures themselves. Who is this Bono guy? I figured he was another confused muscian whose premature death we would get to read about on page 99 of the paper, but whose idiotic philosophies would be on page one and in the lyrics of his music. Ooops on that account. Wonder if he has any Lutheran in him given his powerful satement about Grace.
Speaking of Bono’s Messianic Complex, his TED talk is very revealing…