Ravi Zacharias: Painful Lessons
“Prosperity, pleasure and success, may be rough of grain and common in fibre, but sorrow is the most sensitive of all created things.” Those are the words of the famed pleasure seeker Oscar Wilde. In his De Profundis, written in prison, he described with profound earnestness how much sorrow had taught him. He went on to add, “Where there is sorrow there is holy ground. Some day...
“I must bee poore, and want, before I can exercise the vertue of Gratitude; miserable, and in torment, before I can excercise the vertue of patience;” (John Donne).
A God Morning
“I got out of bed for this?” Ravi Zacharias I recently saw a bumper sticker that read: I got out of bed for this? Like much in our pop-culture, the superficial says something profound. With a cynical jibe, this bumper-sticker expresses an honest quest: Why did you get out of bed this morning? The bumper-sticker covertly implies agnostic frustration. What is your response—why did you...