Thursday, November 26, 2020, 1:37 AM
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Glossary: QOTD Glossary
C

Church

"The church survives by the mercy of God, not because of the wisdom, purity, or consistent faithfulness of Christians." 

Mark A. Noll, Turning Points: Decisive Moments in the History of Christianity, 2nd ed.

I

Interpretation

"The aim of good interpretation is not uniqueness; one is not trying to discover what no one else has ever seen before."

Gordon Fee and Douglas Stuart, How To Read the Bible For All It's Worth, 3rd ed.

S

Stories

"There is a certain embarrassment about being a storyteller in these times when stories are considered not quite as satisfying as statements and statements not quite as satisfying as statistics; but in the long run, a people is known, not by its statements or its statistics, but by the stories it tells."

T

True Devotion

"'God never promised us that He will deliver us from every calamity. I don't serve Him because of what I think He'll do for me in this life. I serve Him because I love Him." 

Cedd to Patrick in Let Me Die In Ireland: The True Story of Patrick by David W. Berçot.

W

World Religions

"...when a Christian sets out to consider the nature of other religious traditions, he does so on the basis of God's self-revelation in Jesus Christ." 

Eerdmans' Handbook to The World's Religions