I've come to realize that what I recoil from in that store is what repulses me about myself, the manner in which I commoditize and cheapen Christ. I chip away at Him until He fits my lifestyle, so that He is stylized, so that He fits on a shelf, or between the covers of a book, or on a bookmark. I parse Christ until He is tame. I view Him through the lens of my wants, rather than viewing myself through the truth of who He is.read more
Sunday, July 22, 2007
Jesus "R" Us...
A visit to a "Christian Lifestyle" store:
...about things that interest me and are (hopefully) edifying!But our God is in the heavens;
He does whatever He pleases. Psalm 115:3