Saturday, February 25, 2017
[Continued from yesterday]Now the world should be able to see in the Church those marks which exhibit that there is a substantial sociological healing possible in the present generation... It is not enough for the Church to be engaged with the State in healing social ills, though this is important at times. But when the world can turn around and see a group of God’s people exhibiting substantial healing in the area of human relationships in their present life, then the world will take notice. Each group of Christians is, as it were, a pilot plant, showing that something can be done in the present situation, if only we begin in the right way.
... Francis A. Schaeffer (1912-1984), The God Who is There , in The Francis A. Schaeffer Trilogy, Good News Publishers, 1990, p. 166
(see the book; see also Col. 3:9-17; Rom. 15:1-2; Gal. 6:2; Eph. 4:2-3,32; more at Beginning, Church, God, Life, People, Sight, Social, World)
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