Monday, November 12, 2012

The Freedom of Who

"But the gospel is not ultimately a defense from pain and suffering; rather, it is the message of God's rescue through pain. In fact, it allows us to drop our defenses, to escape not from pain but from the prison of How and Why to the freedom of Who."

     -Tullian Tchvidjian, Glorious Ruin: How Suffering Sets You Free, page 38