Tuesday, February 04, 2014

What they don't tell you

Then they returned to Lystra, Iconium and Antioch, strengthening the disciples and encouraging them to remain true to the faith. “We must go through many hardships to enter the kingdom of God,” they said. (Acts 14:21b-22 NIV)

<idle musing>
When was the last time you heard someone in the USA preach a sermon on this text?!

Our gospel is defective if it doesn't allow for—scratch that—if it doesn'twarn you that you will endure hardship in order to enter the kingdom...
</idle musing>

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