Sunday, June 12, 2011

Quotable- Being different

God intends us, his people, to be different from the world around us. He does not mean for this to look arbitrary, such as having a special handshake or using odd language. No, of far greater significance, he means for us to reflect his character. It will look like a concern for justice, a willingness to give of our- selves, a love and care for our enemies and those who would hurt us. We should be marked as God’s people because we share in God’s character.
- Mark Dever in The Message of The Old Testament