THE CHRISTIAN QUOTATION OF THE DAY
Christ, our Light
Friday, July 23, 2010
Commemoration of Bridget of Sweden, Abbess of Vadstena, 1373

The book would have been richer if [it had represented] that small but significant section of preachers who are not content with generalization where ‘the social implications’ of Christianity are concerned, but who are prepared to take sides on concrete issues. This is an admittedly different and dangerous proceeding, but one which certainly the prophets of Israel were not afraid to tackle. This is a form of witness-bearing, which the pulpit shuns at its peril.
... O. Fielding Clarke (see also 2 Sam. 12:7-10; 1 Kings 21:18-19; Isa. 1:11-17; Amos 5:21-24; more at Danger, Preacher, Prophet, Social, Witness)

 
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