Friday, November 27, 2020

Drury: the style and content of churches

Friday, November 27, 2020
    Surely he scorneth the scorners: but he giveth grace unto the lowly.
    —Proverbs 3:34 (KJV)
    We are building many splendid churches in this country, but we are not providing leaders to run them. I would rather have a wooden church with a splendid parson, than a splendid church with a wooden parson.
    ... Samuel Smith Drury (1878-1938), included in Leaves of Gold, Evan S. Coslett & Clyde Francis Lytle, ed. [1948], Honesdale, Pa.: Coslett Publishing Company, 1938, p. 62 (see the book)
    See also Num. 12:3; Prov. 3:34; Mark 10:43-44; Phil. 4:12
Quiet time reflection:
    Lord, You are sovereign over our strength and fortunes.
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