Friday, September 28, 2012

Quotes of the Day

"When we say God is good, we tend to mean that God is 'nice' — that he would never do anything to cause us pain or suffering." 
-Dr Bob

"'If there's anyone who can appear before Aslan without their knees knocking, they're either braver than me or else just silly.'
'Then he isn't safe?' asked Lucy.
'Safe?' said Mr. Beaver. 'Don't you hear what Mrs. Beaver tells you? Who said anything about safe? 'Course he isn't safe. But he's good. He's the King, I tell you.'" 
-C.S. Lewis, The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe

1 comment:

Chris said...

Lewis had keen insight, didn't he? This is a problem that Christians have had for a long time, I suspect. Human nature leads us to diminish God down to a size and nature where we think we can handle Him.

After all, shouldn't God fit in my pocket so I can take Him anywhere?