THE CHRISTIAN QUOTATION OF THE DAY
Christ, our Light
Tuesday, September 4, 2007
Commemoration of Birinus, Bishop of Dorchester (Oxon), Apostle of Wessex, 650

If all you have found [in Christianity] is advantage, whether it is fun or profit or security, then you haven’t started following Him yet. His way is the way of the Cross. The world can be very hard on those it hates. If it is not hard on you, perhaps it sees nothing in you to hate. But then it doesn’t see Jesus in you, for it hates Jesus with an undying hatred. While your way is still all fun, all easy, all jolly, it is only your way: when you turn from it to follow His way, it will cost. It may cost you everything you have. That is what it cost Him.
... Robert MacColl Adams (1913-1985), “Of Rice and Men” (see the book; see also John 15:18-21; Matt. 5:11; 10:22; 24:9; Mark 13:13; Luke 6:22; Jas. 4:4; 1 John 3:13; more at Cross, Hatred, Jesus, Religion, Way, World)

 
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