QUESTIONS: THE PATHWAY TO GOD'S HEART
by Matt Tebbe for the Missio Alliance Blog
Karl Marx famously said that “religion…is the opiate of the masses.” While we may quibble with his idea when it comes to true Christian spirituality, Marx actually has a prophetic edge here: Many continue to use their spiritual life as an escape from reality; to numb their pain and remain disconnected from their hurt.
But genuine Christian spirituality is a rigorous commitment to reality. It is a deeper rootedness in the world, as Jesus himself prays for us (John 17.15).
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