Thursday, September 06, 2012

Wells: sound-proof civility

Thursday, September 6, 2012
    Commemoration of Allen Gardiner, founder of the South American Missionary Society, 1851
    Commemoration of Albert Schweitzer, Teacher, Physician, Missionary, 1965
    “No one ever spoke the way this man does,” the guards declared.
    —John 7:46 (NIV)
    The mildest assertion of Christian truth today sounds like a thunderclap because the well-polished civility of our religious talk has kept us from hearing much of this kind of thing.
    ... David F. Wells, No Place for Truth, Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing, 1993, p. 10 (see the book)
Quiet time reflection:
    Lord, may Your word go forth in power.
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