Thursday, October 08, 2009

The Nature Of God | Nature Of The People Of God

Rowan Williams suggests that the primary revelation of God’s nature in the Bible is not his power or majesty, or even his love, but his faithfulness. And that this revelation poses the question: will we, who experience God’s eternal faithfulness, keep faith with the communities in which we live?

Will we keep faith with our communities, even when those communities do not keep faith with themselves? For God is faithful in relation to us – because he cannot break faith with himself - even when we are not faithful in relation to him - or, to who we are in him (2 Timothy 2:13).

For me, one of the acid tests of being defined by faithfulness facing the Church today is whether or not we choose to put our children into schools that other people are trying to get their children out of...

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