Lent – Tuesday – April 19

1 Corinthians 1:18-31

“You choose the way of folly.” “For the message about the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God. For it is written, ‘I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, and the discernment of the discerning I will thwart’” (I Corinthians 1:18-19). The result of this message is a prayer that I may “…never boast of anything except the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, by which the world has been crucified to me, and I to the world” (Galatians 6:14). Or, in the words of Isaac Watts,
When I survey the wondrous cross on which the prince of glory died, my richest gain I count but loss and pour contempt on all my pride.
– Isaac Watts, “When I Survey the Wondrous Cross,” ELW 803

From: Lent Devotional 2011 by Luther Seminary and Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary

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