In the Magazine this month, we’re exploring worship. In this piece, George Clifford looks at how Neibuhr’s summary of the purpose of worship as the increase of the love of God and neighbor has consistently guided his ministry.
The inclination to do violence is strong, but “That day, ” and “these things” require gentleness, restraint, the keeping of our souls. As we enter Advent, be sober and alert. Don’t let yourself get caught up in blame, revenge, violence. And light your candle. Hold it high.
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