On Following Jesus

N.T. Wright elaborates on the necessity of Word and Sacrament in the Church in his book Following Jesus:

The visible word and the written word – or, if you like, the edible bread and the audible bread – go closely together, as they did for the two on the Emmaus road in Luke 24. Following Jesus, after all, involves heart, mind, soul, and strength. A church without sermons will soon have a shriveled mind, then a wayward heart, next an unquiet soul, and finally misdirected strength. A church without sacraments will find its strength cut off, its soul undernourished, its heart prey to conflicting emotions, and its mind engaged in increasingly irrelevant intellectual games. (xi)

About Uri Brito

I am the Pastor of Providence Church (CREC) in Pensacola, Fl.
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