Driscoll on dating
Something that you wished someone would have just grabbed you by the shirt and said, “” Mark Driscoll: I thought I knew who Jesus was and I had no idea.
I think a lot of people think they know who Jesus is, but have no idea – even a lot of people who did grow up in the church.
I believe too, as you make mistakes, you apologize, and I might not get it right, but I tried my best.
Once I got saved at 19, it was the truth that really wrecked me.
You can dilute it down to where it’s still true, but it’s so weak, it’s like ice tea with 50 ice cubes that’s been out in the sun for an hour. And I think a lot of people do that with the truth.
They get to the point where it’s so diluted I don’t even know if they can taste it.
A lot of the men are alcoholics and wife-beaters, and real violent dangerous men and so apart from the truth, I’d be a completely different man.I think it really is an identity crisis and the depression comes in when you’re trying to be someone so you can have an identity and then it doesn’t come together.You end up having people and things become the source of your identity, so they become your idolatry. But then I become depressed because I didn’t score well. Now I’m depressed because I didn’t get the LSAT scores I was hoping, and now I can’t get into the school that I want. Oh, they just cheated on or dumped me, now I don’t even know who I am. I’m healthy and independent; I can take care of myself.With more than 10 million downloads a year, many are hungry for his teachings, which come directly from the Bible, and his sermons regularly rank #1 on i Tunes for Religion & Spirituality. Also when you read a lot of older literature they talk about melancholy as their word for depression.