Tuesday, May 24, 2011

On Being Joyful Exiles

In this month's TableTalk magazine, John Piper writes about our position as Christian exiles in this world:
"This is my main point: being exiles does not mean being cynical. It does not mean being indifferent or uninvolved. The salt of the earth does not mock rotting meat. Where it can, it saves and seasons. Where it can’t, it weeps. And the light of the world does not withdraw, saying 'good riddance' to godless darkness. It labors to illuminate. But not dominate. Being Christian exiles in American culture does not end our influence; it takes the swagger out of it."

More of this month's articles from TableTalk are available from Ligonier.

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