In Chapter 1 of My Life for Yours: A Walk Through the Christian Home, Douglas Wilson writes about the front porch and the door of the home. CanonWired asked Pastor Wilson to expound upon this theme in this short video clip (1:52):
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The driving desire of the Gospel is “my life for yours.” Our desire should be to have this love transform everything we do, room by room. This book works its way through every part of the house, examining each part in light of Scripture. The claims of God are always total, and this should be evident on the doorposts and in a sink full of dishes.
Self-centeredness destroys in monotonously similar ways. Giving up life for another produces a harvest of kindness and mercy. Household questions should always begin with, “Is this my life for yours?
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