Yielding To Christianity

Patricia Hofer

Separating the “sheep from the goats”

One of Jesus’ more picturesque analogies is that people of the world will be separated, “one from another as a shepherd separates the sheep from the goats.” A little research on goats and sheep makes this a more universal and truly helpful comparison. Goats are pushy and competitive from birth, even when domesticated. Besides being assertive and confrontational, they are independent and can climb over and under fences. Sheep, by contrast, have gotten more and… Continue reading

Soren Kierkegaard on when we strive and when we stumble.

“It must be firmly maintained that Christ did not come to the world only to set an example for us. If that were the case we would have law and works-righteousness again. He comes to save us and in this way be our example. His very example should humble us, teach us how infinitely far away we are from resembling him. When we humble ourselves, then Christ is pure compassion. And in our striving to… Continue reading

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