House Church Talk - Re: Are you a living paradox?
flash at mbz.org
Mon Nov 17 11:48:29 EST 2003
These paradox were well expressed also by AWTozer in his little article entitled that
incredible christian which is also in a book by the same name. I think this link is that same
article, but there is no author recognized at this website - too bad. I believe the author
should be attributed as AWTozer.
> Paradoxes of a Child of God
> Strong enough to be weak;
> Successful enough to fail;
> Busy enough to take time;
> Wise enough to say, "I don't know."
> Serious enough to laugh;
> Rich enough to be poor;
> Right enough to say "I'm wrong;"
> Compassionate enough to discipline;
> Conservative enough to give freely;
> Mature enough to be childlike;
> Righteous enough to be a sinner;
> Important enough to be last;
> Courageous enough to fear God;
> Planned enough to be spontaneous;
> Controlled enough to be flexible;
> Free enough to endure captivity;
> Knowledgeable enough to ask questions;
> Loving enough to be angry;
> Great enough to be anonymous;
> Responsible enough to play;
> Assured enough to be rejected;
> Stable enough to cry;
> Victorious enough to lose;
> Industrious enough to relax;
> Leading enough to serve.
> --Selected from Entourages Mantle
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