Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Cundy: in Christ

Wednesday, August 14, 2013
    Commemoration of Maximilian Kolbe, Franciscan Friar, Priest, Martyr, 1941
    We demolish arguments and every pretension that sets itself up against the knowledge of God, and we take captive every thought to make it obedient to Christ.
    —2 Corinthians 10:5 (NIV)
    To us with ideas of individuality inherited from Greek and Western philosophy, it may seem strange or even unjust, but this principle of ‘corporate solidarity’ is vital to Christian faith; without it the whole conception of transference from being ‘in Adam’ into another solidarity of being ‘in Christ’ is of little meaning. [Continued tomorrow]
    ... Ian P. M. Cundy (1945-2009), “The Church as Community”, in The People of God, Ian Cundy, ed., vol. 2 of Obeying Christ in a Changing World, John Stott, gen. ed., 3 vol., London: Fountain, 1977, p. 24 (see the book)
    See also 2 Cor. 10:5; Rom. 16:7; 1 Cor. 1:19-21; 2:12; 3:18-19; Col. 2:8; 2 Tim. 2:16; 2 Pet. 1:16
Quiet time reflection:
    Lord, send away the false assumptions of culture.
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