Sunday, August 28, 2005

CQOD: 08/29/05 -- Scofield: lowering the purpose of the church

Christian Quotation of the Day

August 29, 2005
    [Jesus:] Do not be afraid of those who kill the body but cannot kill the soul. Rather, be afraid of the One who can destroy both soul and body in hell.
    -- Matthew 10:28 (NIV)

    Instead of pursuing her appointed path of separation, persecution, world-hatred, poverty, and non-resistance, [the Church] has used... Scripture to justify her in lowering her purpose to the civilization of the world, the acquisition of wealth, the use of an imposing ritual, the erection of magnificent churches, the invocation of God’s blessing upon the conflicts of armies, and the division of an equal brotherhood into “clergy” and “laity.”
    ... C. I. Scofield (1843-1921), Rightly Dividing the Word of Truth [1930]

Quiet time reflection:
    Lord, lead me to seek Your will for the church and not rely on the world's goals.

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Anonymous Anonymous said...

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