In “Why Read Scripture?” in the June/July issue, Rev. Schaum claims, “You have to feel the cross utterly crush you, make you despair of any attempt you might try to please God.” I am not convinced that Scripture requires us to “feel” a certain way. Is it not adequate simply to trust in Jesus?
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