THE CHRISTIAN QUOTATION OF THE DAY
Christ, our Light
Thursday, June 19, 2014
Commemoration of Sundar Singh of India, Sadhu, Evangelist, Teacher, 1929

This fitness of the heart and thoughts of man is like that of the strings of a guitar or violin. When these are tightened and made to harmonize, then by the touch of the plectrum or the bow the most charming music is produced; but if that is not done the touch of the bow only produces discords. And the production of sweet sounds when the strings all harmonize is again dependent on the air, by the force and motion of which sound is carried into the ear. In the same way, to harmonize the thoughts and imaginations of men the presence of the stimulating breath of the Holy Spirit is necessary. When that is present there will be produced heavenly airs and joyous harmonies in men’s hearts, both in this life and in heaven.
... Sadhu Sundar Singh (1889-1929), At the Master’s Feet, Fleming H. Revell, 1922, p. 86-87 (see the book; see also Ps. 150:3-6; 33:1-3; 57:8-9; 68:4; 81:1-3; 92:1-3; 98:4-6; 104:33; 144:9-10; Eph. 5:19-20; Col. 3:16; Rev. 14:2-3 ; more at Discord, Heart, Heaven, Holy Spirit, Joy, Man, Music, Thought)

 
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