Worship Means Sacrifice

Americans love convenience.  From microwaves to pizza delivery, from cell phones to high-speed Internet, from drive-through funeral viewings to drive-in churches, Americans make no bones about their love of convenience.  And convenience is certainly nice (in its place).  After all, who isn’t glad to be free from the time-consuming, back-breaking drudgery of doing things the old-fashioned way? (The good old days weren’t necessarily the good old days.  Just ask those who lived during them!)  Who doesn’t enjoy having more free time in each day?  Who doesn’t like to be able to get information when and where he wants it?  Convenience is nice. But some things just aren’t convenient.  And to make them so is to make them into something they’re not.

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