“We need to invite the horror of the crucified Christ—its blood and glistening bone and swirling insects—to assault our hearts with that reality so that our hearts might respond and say, ‘This is how I'm loved.’” — Kent Hughes
Text: Mark 15:31–41
Preached: September 18, 1988
Location: College Church, Wheaton, Illinois
R. Kent Hughes is professor of practical theology at Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia. For 27 years he served as senior pastor of College Church in Wheaton, Illinois. He has authored more than 30 books, including Disciplines of a Godly Man and Liberating Ministry from the Success Syndrome. He is also senior editor of the acclaimed Preaching the Word commentary series and a TGC Council member.
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