Ever buy a “cheap” substitute and find you had been cheated? When one is cheated out of a little money it’s a lesson to be learned; but when one is cheated out of a blessed life it’s a tragedy to be avoided. Today’s devotional warns you against a cheap substitute. God bless you.
Because of Calvary,
Matthew 23:37 (ESV)
37 “O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, the city that kills the prophets and stones those who are sent to it! How often would I have gathered your children together as a hen gathers her brood under her wings, and you were not willing!
Christian theologians tell us that the visto beatifica “the beatific vision of God” is the highest pleasure known to man. Alas, that communion is granted to very few in this life. For the common run of mankind, it suspect, the highest earthly pleasure is self-righteous moral infatuation. [Roger Kimball, Shall We Defend Out Common HistoryImprimis, (February 2019), p. 5]