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There is a great difference in excellency, usefulness, and comfort between people of clear, digested knowledge, and confused, undigested apprehensions. -Richard Baxter

Archive for persecution

the beautiful counter-intuitiveness of the gospel

the most expensive expression of forgiveness continues to put and end to a devastating cycle of violence and retribution.  Where does one gather the resources to be able to forgive without simply denying the pain of what’s been lost?  Read here.

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so evangelism doesn’t always provoke perseuction…

…apparently it can sometimes prevent it.

YouTube – Elderly woman witnesses to man trying to rob her

black and white

By this time you’ve likely read plenty about what to think about the response to the cartoons. I think Piper’s comments here are helpful.

Religious sensitivities are to be respected, but you see in this whole debacle a stark contrast between Christ’s response to vilification (to be sure, to a far greater degree than anything that’s been published in newspapers of late) and this response.

Anyway, as always, the invitation to discuss remains open!