“The genius of evangelicalism is the question, ‘Do you know Jesus?’ Not, ‘Are you a church member?’ or, ‘Can you recite the Creed?’ but, ‘Do you know Jesus?’ The question is a protest against any form of nominal, complacent Christianity… I want to leave you with these evangelical questions: Do you know Jesus? Is the Jesus… Read more »
“True personality lies ahead—how far ahead, for most of us, I dare not say. And the key to it does not lie in ourselves. It will not be attained by development from within outwards. It will come to us when we occupy those places in the structure of the eternal cosmos for which we were… Read more »
“The Kingdom is to be in the midst of your enemies. And he who will not suffer this does not want to be of the Kingdom of Christ; he wants to be among friends, to sit among roses and lilies, not with the bad people but the devout people. O you blasphemers and betrayers of… Read more »
“The Epistle to the Ephesians presents the whole Christian mystery as the mystery of God’s unification of all things in Christ (1:10), which takes form most concretely in the reconciliation of Jew and Gentile “in one body through the cross” (2:16). This reconciliation, which already has taken place in the person of the crucified and… Read more »
“In Jesus are riches—if you are poor; honor—if you are despised; friendship—if you are forsaken; help—if you are injured; mercy—if you are miserable; joy—if you are disconsolate; protection—if you are in danger; deliverance—if you are a captive; life—if you are mortal; and all things—if you have nothing at all.” — James Meikle, 18th-c.