Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Harvest Daily Devotion for 8/10/2011: "No Room for Prejudice"

Harvest Daily Devotion for 8/10/2011: "No Room for Prejudice": "Being an effective communicator of the gospel requires a willingness to reach out to people who are different from you. We tend to want to hang around people who look like us, who talk like us, and who are just like us. But how willing are we to leave our comfort zone and go to a person completely different from us with the message of the gospel?"

The Unparalleled Passion of Jesus Christ - Desiring God

The Unparalleled Passion of Jesus Christ - Desiring God: "If Christians were not so familiar with these things because of 2000 years of tradition and liturgy, they might feel how utterly unlikely it was that this death would be the basis of a world-transforming faith. How could it be that a convicted, condemned, executed pretender to the throne of Rome would unleash in the next three centuries a power to suffer and to love that shaped the empire?"