Wednesday, April 21, 2010

How am I different than the picket fence beside me?



"Christianity stands or falls with its revolutionary protest against violence, arbitrariness and pride of power and with its plea for the weak. Christians are doing too little to make these points clear rather than too much. Christendom adjusts itself far too easily to the worship of power. Christians should give more offense, shock the world far more, than they are doing now. Christians should take a stronger stand in favour of the weak rather than considering first the possible right of the strong." - D. Bonhoeffer

2 comments:

orion... said...

your blog should be required reading for prideful and self-righteous christians... unfortunately (fortunately) i am first in line (so i can run the other way).

tigerlily said...

If you faint in the day of adversity, your strength is small. Rescue those who are being taken away to death; hold back those who are stumbling to the slaughter. If you say, "Behold, we did not know this," does not he who weighs the heart perceive it? Does not he who keeps watch over your soul know it, and will he not repay each person according to their work?
~Proverbs 24:10-12

just read this this morning.
thought i'd share.

ps, bonhoeffer, my love.
weird to read soulmates' words long after they've left.