Thursday, April 28, 2005

A Distant Grief, part II

I now present to you another tantalizing excerpt from A Distant Grief, this time taken from chapter 3.

They soon discovered that though they were busy having Bible studies, holding prayer meetings and attending church services, the things they were doing were not the central message of Christ’s teaching. They had to ask themselves, did Jesus die for our meetings? Or was it for something else?

They found that Jesus had given the instruction that, before they enjoyed their devotional life, they were to be reconciled with their brother or sister whom they might have wronged during the day. It was not for their devotions Christ died. What He had paid the price for was their relationship with God and one another.

Read the rest of the section here.

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