Every Christian in America is political. This is unavoidable. It is the privilege and burden of citizenship. We can choose to not exercise the duties of citizenship, but that does not mean we do not have them. —Compassion & Conviction,
Sometimes it seems like you either have theologians that don’t write commentaries or you have exegetes that are too lost in the details—Tim Keller
Francis Collins, literally the top scientist in the land: We Americans tend to be pioneers in individual behavior, but this is a time for individuals to moderate their behavior. It’s one of the great tragedies of this current moment
Andrew Wilson: Christians, of all people, should know that evil is held in place not just by the flesh (the sinful self), or even the devil (and associated demonic powers), but also by the world: the structures and systems of
Friends, I’ve yet to find anything else like it: The Christian gospel supplies both the security to boldly stand against injustice and the grace to humbly forgo cancel culture.
The Bible very clearly demands justice in the sight of oppression and murder. In response to vain worship, the Lord told ancient Israel, “Take away from Me the noise of your songs, For I will not hear the melody of
Jesus: “It is written.”Satan: “Is it written?”Know the difference.—@AJWTheology
Tweet thread from @howertonjosh: "We often get sins and wounds confused. Sins are rebellious places in our heart that need repentance. Wounds are tender places in our heart that need healing. You can’t repent of wounds. And you can’
Tara Isabella Burton for the NYT: “Weird Christians reject as overly accommodationist those churches, primarily Mainline Protestant denominations like Episcopalianism and Lutheranism, that have watered down the stranger and more supernatural elements of the faith (like miracles, say, or the
Truly, my soul finds rest in God.
He said to me, “My strength is made perfect in weakness.” —2 Corinthians 12:9Strong and Weak LinksA couple of weeks ago, Malcolm Gladwell gave a talk where he articulated some of his analysis of – you guessed it – the coronavirus
“All this running around, going to Christian meetings, listening to people talk, reading your bible for a little bit every morning — all the busyness of being a Christian — is not going to do a thing unless you obey.”—Tim Keller
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