Learn to Praise

kiddPsalm 1 tells us that God simply does not care to satisfy the intellectual curiosity of cooly aloof inquirers: his passion is for dragging ugly wallflowers onto the dance floor.  When we come to him looking merely for a respectable philosophical system, he not so subtly reshapes the question: “So it’s truth you think you want?  Come sing in my choir, then we’ll talk.”  In other words, learn to praise.  Understanding will follow.

–Reggie Kidd, With One Voice (Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Books), p 49.


~ by toddbumgarner on May 28, 2009 6:43 am.

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