Thought Provokers for Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017

candles 6628581

Church-goers are like coals in a fire.
When they cling together they keep the flame aglow;
when they separate, they die out.

Billy Graham

* * * * * * * * * *

One telling statistic reveals the fruit of two centuries of faithful mission work:
Of India’s 700 million people, only 2.7 percent call themselves Christian,
and yet Christians are responsible for more than eighteen percent
of the nation’s health care.

Philip Yancey, I Was Just Wondering

* * * * * * * * * *

Like the athletes in the old Athenian torch race of Pan,
let us not run so fast that we put out the Light!
For without God everything is darkness in human society.

Robert I. Gannon

* * * * * * * * * *

We are called to be not the honey of the world
but the salt of the earth.
Salt stings on an open wound,
but it also saves one from gangrene.

Donald Bloesch

* * * * * * * * * *

I said to the man who stood at the gate of the year,
“Give me a light that I may tread safely into the unknown,”
and he replied, “Go out into the darkness and put your hand into the hand of God.
That shall be to you a better light and safer than a known way.”

M.L. Hoskins, The Gate of the Year

* * * * * * * * * *

About Daniel Mochamps

Church Planter, Anglican Diocese in New England (Anglican Church in North America).
This entry was posted in Thoughts. Bookmark the permalink.