THE CHRISTIAN QUOTATION OF THE DAY
Christ, our Light
Monday, September 4, 2017
Commemoration of Birinus, Bishop of Dorchester (Oxon), Apostle of Wessex, 650

[The apostles] were moved, not so much by an intellectual apprehension, as by a spiritual illumination. They met men, and the need of those men whom they met cried aloud to them. Their own desire for the revelation of the glory of Jesus in the salvation of men went out towards those whom they met, and was immediately answered by the recognition of the need of those whom they met for Jesus Christ.
... Roland Allen (1869-1947), Pentecost and the World, London: Oxford University Press, 1917, included in The Ministry of the Spirit, David M. Paton, ed., London: World Dominion Press, 1960, p. 46 (see the book; see also Acts 4:9-12; John 3:36; 14:6; Acts 10:42-43; Rom. 11:13-14; 1 Cor. 9:19,22; more at Illumination, Jesus, Man, Mission, Need, Salvation, Understanding)

 
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