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Restless until . . .

by Jed Brown

In yourself You rouse us, giving us delight in glorifying You, because You made us with Yourself as our goal, and our heart is restless until it rests in You. -Augustine, Confessions

If not for the cross . . .

by Jed Brown

I could never myself believe in God, if it were not for the cross. . . . In the real world of pain, how could one worship a God who was immune from it? – John Stott, The Cross of Christ