A Prayer of Humility

“Lord – you’re here. You came, you died, you rose, you breathed your life in us. We want to be crazy about you. We’re not always good at that. Please help us, Lord. We’re not always there. But you’re always there. Draw us, keep us, explode us, change us. Help us to love you for the right reasons. You did some awesome things and we love you for that. But we also want to love you for you. That’s real. We want to be real. We want to be Faithful and True – just like you, Lord. We want to be faithful no matter what. We mess that up, but you knew we would. It’s why you lived. It’s why you died. It’s why you rose. Thank you. We love you, Jesus. I love you, Jesus. We can’t wait to see you face to face, every ounce of glory, to know you as we are known. We can’t wait.

In your name, your worthy name, we pray. Amen.”

Quote: Offense

Woe to the person who smoothly, flirtatiously, commandingly, convincingly preaches some soft, sweet something which is supposed to be Christianity! Woe to the person who makes miracles reasonable. Woe to the person who betrays and breaks the mystery of faith, distorts it into public wisdom, because he takes away the possibility of offense! … Oh the time wasted in this enormous work of making Christianity so reasonable, and in trying to make it so relevant!

— Soren Kierkegaard