Archive for December 2011
Luke 2:14 “Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace among those with whom he is pleased!”
There is no way to peace along the way of safety. For peace must be dared, it is itself the great venture, and can never be safe. Peace is the opposite of security. To demand guarantees is to want to protect oneself. Peace means giving oneself completely to God’s commandment, wanting no security, but in faith and obedience laying the destiny of the nations in the hand of Almighty God, not trying to direct it for selfish purposes. Battles are won, not with weapons, but with God. They are won when the way leads to the cross. BONHOEFFER: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy; page 241
I wish everyone the daring peace that comes from giving ourselves completely to God. Merry Christmas my friends.
Grace and peace be yours in abundance through the knowledge of God and of Jesus Christ our Lord.