Sunday, September 18, 2016

MacDonald: the only fear

Sunday, September 18, 2016
    Commemoration of George MacDonald, Spiritual Writer, 1905
    Then Pilate said to him, “So you are a king?” Jesus answered, “You say that I am a king. For this purpose I was born and for this purpose I have come into the world—to bear witness to the truth. Everyone who is of the truth listens to my voice.”
    —John 18:37 (ESV)
    If I mistake, He will forgive me. I do not fear Him; I only fear lest, able to see and write these things, I should fail of witnessing, and myself be, after all, a castaway—no king but a talker; no disciple of Jesus, ready to go with Him to the death, but an arguer about the truth.
    ... George MacDonald (1824-1905), “Kingship”, in Unspoken Sermons, Third Series, London: Longmans, Green, 1889, p. 104 (see the book)
    See also John 18:37; 7:17; 8:47; 1 Pet. 1:22
Quiet time reflection:
    Lord, grant me true discipleship.
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