Quotemeal: Dec. 2nd, 2019

Monday, December 2, 2019

"[King] David certainly was aware that his lust for power had become a barrier to inwardness. Careers, even religious careers, may become little more than forums for our own advancement. But how are we to deal with such ambition? Our longing after Christ must exceed our need for status in the world."
— Calvin Miller

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Illustration of Calvin Miller — "[King] David certainly was aware that his lust for power had become a barrier to inwardness. Careers, even religious careers, may become little more than forums for our own advancement. But how are we to deal with such ambition? Our longing after Christ must exceed our need for status in the world."

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Quotemeal is a daily dose of Christian quotes to inspire and encourage.