Quote for Today
“For truth is welcome only to the true: love is welcome only to the loving. Thus the “poor of the flock” (Zech. 11:11), who feel their need, are ever readier to welcome and receive God’s life, when it appears among them, than the Pharisees and Scribes, who are satisfied with their own supposed attainments. And yet this life, though despised of men, as unknown, yet well known, as sorrowful, yet always rejoicing, as poor, yet making many rich, because it is God’s own life in flesh and blood, as in Christ the Head, so in His members, must conquer all; not by force, but by the cross, that is by patient suffering, even unto death; “by pureness, by knowledge, by longsuffering, by kindness, by the Holy Ghost, by love unfeigned, by the word of truth, by the power of God” (2 Cor. 6:6-10), commending God to those who yet are far from Him. Therefore let God’s sons rejoice, that as Christ is, so are they in this world. It is but a little while and the glory of the Lord shall be revealed, and all flesh shall see it together. “Then shall the righteous shine forth[…]”
– Jukes, Andrew.
“The Names of God in Holy Scripture A Revelation of His Nature and Relationships.”