Posts tagged "Works of Love"
From Martin Yee: Preaching The Gospel To Ourselves

From Martin Yee: Preaching The Gospel To Ourselves

Shortly after moving to Singapore *come visit!* I stumbled upon a blog by Martin Yee, which is entirely in-tune with Mockingbird.  One of his recent posts had a quote that was too good not to share with all y’all:

The White Horse Inn Blog has noted that unlike the Law the Gospel is not in us by nature but must be preached into us from the outside. This is why the proclamation of “Christ and him crucified” is the primary task of the Great Commission. But if the gospel is really to be understood as a foreign announcement, is it…

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Kierkegaard on Friendship, Love, Demand and Peter

Kierkegaard on Friendship, Love, Demand and Peter

From Works of Love, Ch. 4, “Our Duty to Love Those We See,” ht MS:

Christ’s love for Peter was so boundless that in loving Peter he accomplished loving the person one sees. He did not say, “Peter must change first and become another man before I can love him again.” No, just the opposite, he said, “Peter is Peter, and I love him; love, if anything, will help him to become another man.” Therefore he did not break off the friendship in order perhaps to renew it again when Peter had become another man….

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