Monday, 6 June 2011

Monday quote

He wants God's word to alleviate his distress; he does not want it to set his course. He wants that word for his relief but not for his rule; he wants to use but not to follow God's word.

Dale Ralph Davis, The Word became Fresh.

2 comments:

  1. It's a fine book isn't it?

    I've used it as an intro into thinking about biblical narrative techniques.

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  2. Hi TimB. Yes, excellent book. I am working thru his book on Judges. I think Davis should be more widely known.

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