"Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God." ~ Matthew 5:8

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Christian Fellowship

Having been blessed by amazing Christian fellowship this past weekend, I found this quote very appropriate:

"The physical presence of other Christians is a source of incomparable joy and strength to the believer...It is true, of course, that what is an unspeakable gift for the lonely individual is easily disregarded and trodden underfoot by those who have the gift every day...Among earnest Christians in the Church today is a growing desire to meet together with other Christians in the rest periods of their work for common life under the Word. Communal life is again being recognized by Christians today as the grace that it is, as the extraordinary, the 'roses and lilies' of the Christian life."
(Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Life Together)

1 comment:

  1. I love that quote! It brings back so many memories of good times with other Christians - like the first Iowa gathering :-)