(From Maundy Thursday,
April, 23, 2006, Bangsar Lutheran Church)
“It is crucial to move from principle to practice — from idea to embodiment. The Word became flesh. And we beheld his glory. The essence, the very being of the ultimate, was there for us to look at, to behold, to touch, to be with. Just as we see God in the historical Jesus, now people will see God in us, as the resurrected Jesus forms us into a literal cell in his own global body.
Of the early Christians it was said, “See how they love one another.” About us will it be said: “If you want to know what God intended for human life to be, free of the idols which can’t produce, which can’t save us, look at that little group, that little cell. That’s who God is. Hang around with them. You’ll be touched by the divine, by eternity, by the holy.”~ N. Gordon Cosby, inward/outward …