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Truly, every flame has become a sign of his Holy Spirit, the Lord and life-giver, the one who spoke by the prophets.
Truly, the many lights–and there are many–now bear witness to the one true Light.
Truly, all truth, all goodness, and all beauty, wherever they are found, have their source and find their goal in Him.
The manifestation of the world’s true King and the one true Light shakes loose our settled convictions and patterns of living. It causes us to forsake the path of least resistance and to enter into new and unsettling relationships and ways of life. Ways of life based not on domination but on brotherhood and sisterhood.
What God is up to in Jesus, is the same type of thing that God is always up to everywhere, in and through the Word, namely pouring out grace, giving life, establishing justice, showing mercy, establishing and reestablishing all things in a universal communion of love.
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