As Christians we live in the kingdom of forgiveness, where retaliation and the common order of justice no longer apply. Living as followers of Jesus often means being strangers in the world, something people find absurd, provocative, unrealistic, or ridiculous. At the same time we bear witness to Christ and open the eyes of those who are "of the truth" ("Tuesday after Fifth Sunday after Trinity," To Live with Christ, p. 456).
24 June 2008
Fatherly Wisdom-Where Christians Live
Another pearl Bishop Bo Giertz: