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I am the executive editor of the webzine "Eklektikos: A Contemporary Christian Digest", a tireless researcher seeking a deeper and clearer knowledge regarding the past, present and future plight of Christians in our fallen world.

Sunday, August 07, 2005

Freely Given Must Still Be Freely Received

An old Spanish proverb goes like this in English, "God gives food to the birds, but does not put it in their beaks." And just as God freely gives food to the birds, so God freely offers substance by which all humanity can gain eternal life (continuance of life in the kingdom of light). The object is given to the whole world, but each one must collect it themselves.

We Must Take What God Offers

Just as it is freely given, it must be freely received.


Blogger Jot said...

While I'm not Orthodox in my beliefs, I do agree with what Dr. Bennett writes. Too often I find that we, being the spoiled people that we are, are unsatisfied with what God offers - we want more.
Shame on us.

Peace, love and thankfulness for God's blessings...


"A gift - be it a present, a kind word or a job done with care and love - explains itself!... and if receivin' it embarrasses you, it's because your 'thanks box' is warped."
- Alice Childress

Sunday, August 07, 2005 11:45:00 AM  

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