Contributed by Jon Lipka on May 6, 2012
Not through intellectual assent, wisdom, and knowledge, but through the act of love, the breaking of bread, do we recognize Jesus Christ and know him as our Risen Lord and Savior.
Hearing the message of the Gospel is not enough. Understanding, intellectual assent is not adequate. Peter’s proclamation of the Gospel at Pentecost did not result in the people exclaiming, “We agree with your reasoning,” or, “That makes sense to us.” Rather,