Friday, December 22, 2006

CQOD: 12/23/06 -- Brunner: God revealed

Christian Quotation of the Day

December 23, 2006
    Now there was a man in Jerusalem, whose name was Simeon, and this man was righteous and devout, waiting for the consolation of Israel, and the Holy Spirit was upon him. And it had been revealed to him by the Holy Spirit that he would not see death before he had seen the Lord's Christ. And he came in the Spirit into the temple, and when the parents brought in the child Jesus, to do for him according to the custom of the Law, he took him up in his arms and blessed God and said, "Lord, now you are letting your servant depart in peace, according to your word; for my eyes have seen your salvation that you have prepared in the presence of all peoples, a light for revelation to the Gentiles, and for glory to your people Israel."
    -- Luke 2:25-32 (ESV)

    The Revelation of God is not a book or a doctrine, but a living Person.
    ... Emil Brunner (1889-1966)

Quiet time reflection:
    Lord, Your light is shining in the dark places of this world.

See Believer's Desktop Companion 2004

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