Saturday, May 11, 2013

Do I love God's people? - George Burder

 Do I love God's people? Can I say to Christ, as Ruth to Naomi, "Thy people shall be my people?" Do I love them because they love Christ and bear his image? Do I feel a union of spirit with them, though they may not be of my party, or think exactly as I do? Can I say, "I know that I have passed from death of life, because I love the brethren?"

George Burder 1752-1832

Quoted in the book A Pastor's Counsel: Wise Words for Weary, Wounded, and Wandering Sheep


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