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A prayer

Yesterday in church we looked at 1 Corinthians 4.

In this, Paul’s sarcasm bites deeply into our deep-seated love of human glory and power. This love not only puffs us up in arrogance, it leads us away from living the cross-shaped life. I finished the talk with a double-barrelled prayer request I suggested we use. For the sake of being able to find it again, here it is:

Where can I live out the weakness of the cross, and where can I flee the false glory of the world?