Take away the comforts of the kingdom, deprive a person of the structures and institutions of empire and they just might find the spine to envision a new tomorrow. Push a person to the limits of suffering, and the just might become a revolutionary.
—Rob Bell, Jesus Wants to Save Christians (via loveincommunity)
“No sin can separate us from Him, even if we were to kill or commit adultery thousands of times each day” Martin Luther, Let Your Sins Be Strong: A Letter From Luther to Melanchthon Letter no. 99, 1 August 1521.
What a sad, confused and vile thing to say. It breaks my heart that so many people agree with him.
Message to Christians: your ability to quote the bible does not impress me. Forgive your enemies; or at least one. That will impress me.
We can’t read the bible for three hours then do good works and forgive our enemies for 3 minutes and expect to grow spiritually