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Of Idol Factories and the King of Glory!

From this we may gather that man’s nature, so to speak, is a perpetual factory of idols…Man’s mind, full as it is of pride and boldness, dares to imagine a god according to its own capacity; as it sluggishly plods, indeed is overwhelmed with the crassest ignorance, it conceives an unreality and an empty appearance as God.                                                                                             (John Calvin, Institutes, 1.11.8)

We naturally make idols in our hearts. We naturally turn from the true God and worship replicas of our own likeness and image. We naturally suppress the truth of God’s self-disclosure in general revelation. We naturally are lovers of self: meaning, we are self-absorbed, self-seduced, self-interested, self-intoxicated . . . downright selfish beings.  Read the rest of this entry »

 

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The Weight of Glory: 75 Years Later

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As I was perusing the internet earlier, it was brought to my attention that tonight will mark the 75th anniversary of C. S. Lewis’ delivery of his sermon titled, The Weight of Glory. It was first preached on June 8, 1941 in St. Mary’s at Oxford University. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on June 8, 2016 in C.S. Lewis, Christian, Christianity, history

 

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