Gleanings: An Artificial Protection

We continue our look at Richard Rohr’s meditations on “the world, the flesh, and the devil.”  In a recent post he spoke of the dangers which can come to us when we give primary allegiance to a secondary thing…

For most people, whatever system feeds and protects them, or panders to their superiority, is above criticism and, therefore, “good.” That is all they have. They do not have their citizenship elsewhere, as Paul says (Philippians 3:20), or their heart is not yet resting in the Reign of God

About Steve Harper

Retired seminary professor, who taught for 32 years in the disciplines of Spiritual Formation and Wesley Studies. Author and co-author of 42 books. Also a retired Elder in The Florida Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church.
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