Afternoon Devotional

For the foolishness of God is wiser than man’s wisdom, and the weakness of God is stronger than man’s strength.
~ 1 Corinthians 1:25

God’s ultimate “foolishness“ is his willingness to use the cross to bring others to him. At first glance, the cross is a hideous and horrible tool. In our human wisdom, we could never visualize using a man crucified as criminal scum to capture the hearts of the world. But God does. The cross transcends cultural boundaries, overcomes language barriers, and reaches across racial differences. The cross is God’s demonstration of foolishness and weakness, and through it he conquers death and brings our heart to him.

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