Sayings of the wise“So between the death of Christ and the Last Day it is only by a gracious anticipation of the last things that Christians are priviliged to live in visible fellowship with other Christians.
Not all Christians receive this blessing. The imprisoned, the sick, the scattered lonely, the proclaimers of the Gospel in heathen lands stand alone. They know that visible fellowship is a blessing.”
by Dietrich Bonhoeffer Life Together, , Chapter 1, p18
`We’d have gotten down under those paving stones somehow or other. Aslan’s instructions always work: there are no exceptions. But how to do it now — that’s another matter’— C.S. Lewis, Puddleglum, in The Silver Chair, Chapter 11 “The House of Harfang”
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… But God’s grace speedily shatters such dreams. Just as surely as God desires to lead us to a knowledge of genuine Christian fellowship, so surely must we be overwhelmed by a great disillusionment with others, with Christians in general, … Continue reading