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February 23, 2011 / compassioninpolitics

NT Wright from “Simply Christian”

“Made for spirituality, we wallow in introspection. Made for joy, we settle for pleasure. Made for justice, we clamour for vengence. Made for relationship, we insist on our own way. Made for beauty, we are satisfied with sentiment. But new creation has already begun. The sun has begun to rise. Christians are called to leave behind, in the tomb of Jesus Christ, all that belongs to the brokenness and incompleteness or the present world. It is time, in the power of the Spirit, to take up our proper role, our fully human role, as agents, heralds, and stewards on the new day that is dawning. That, quite simply, is what it means to be Christian: to follow Jesus Christ into the new world, God’s new world, which he has thrown open before us.”
NT Wright, Simply Christian

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