Arrogance and Evangelism

The uniqueness of Christ is not a peripheral teaching of the Christian faith.  If we lose our sense of absolute dependence on what Jesus did, it will erode away the whole of the faith until little remains.  But equally important to holding to the uniqueness of Christ is not acting arrogant or superior to those who do not agree or who are not Christians.  Nothing so quickly discredits this biblical claim than if we make it without love, or in pride, defensiveness, conceit, or if we refuse to discuss it at all.

–Dick Keyes, Chameleon Christianity (Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock Publishers), p 85.

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~ by toddbumgarner on August 27, 2008 5:46 am.

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