Keys of the King

Here’s a great sermon illustration that has stuck with me, though who the preacher was has long been forgotten: Your mind is a piano with 88 keys, representing receptivity to God; the keys are activated by Scripture. But most Christians, through neglect, only have a toy piano working. God wants to send them a concerto, but all they can hear is “Chopsticks.”

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Donald T. Williams Ph.D., is Professor Emeritus of Toccoa Falls College and the author of Deeper Magic: The Theology Behind the Writings of C. S. Lewis (Square Halo Books, 2016) and Ninety-Five Theses for a New Reformation: A Road Map for Post-­Evangelical Christianity (Semper Reformanda Publications, 2021).

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