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The Political Novelty of God

“The political novelty that God brings into the world is a community of those who serve instead of ruling, who suffer instead of inflicting suffering, whose fellowship crosses the lines instead of reinforcing them. This new Christian community in which the walls are broken down not by human idealism or democratic legalism but by the work of Christ is not only a vehicle of the gospel or only a fruit of the gospel; it is the good news. It is not merely the agent of mission or the constituency of a mission agency. This is the mission.” – John Howard Yoder


3 Responses to The Political Novelty of God

  1. I love this quote. Thanks for reminding me of it.

  2. JR Woodward says:

    Jamie,

    I can see why. Glad to remind you of it.

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