Being a Disciple

“Being a disciple of Jesus is not primarily a matter of getting the right ideas and doctrines and beliefs into your head in order to guarantee proper behavior; rather, it’s a matter of being the kind of person wholoves rightly—who loves God and neighbor and is oriented to the world by the primacy of that love. We are made to be such people by our immersion in the material practices of Christian worship—though affective impact, over time, of sights and smell in water and wine.”

– James K. A. Smith, Desiring the Kingdom

{HT: Steve Wilkins}

About Uri Brito

I am the Pastor of Providence Church (CREC) in Pensacola, Fl.
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2 Responses to Being a Disciple

  1. craighurst says:

    Did you just use this quote because he mentioned wine?…lol I have this book but have not read it yet. How well do recommend it? Your answer will determine how soon I actually read it:)

  2. Uri Brito says:

    Yes. That and everything else 🙂
    I have not read the book, but y friend Bill deJong did a lecture on it last year at the Biblical Horizon’s Conference. I intend to read in 2011.

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