Saturday, 9 October 2010

Your Kingdom Come, My Kingdom Go

"Imagine yourself as a living house. God comes in to rebuild that house. At first, perhaps, you can understand what He is doing. He is getting the drains right and stopping the leaks in the roof and so on: you knew that those jobs needed doing and so you are not surprised. But presently He starts knocking the house about in a way that hurts abominably and does not seem to make sense. What on earth is He up to? The explanation is that He is building quite a different house from the one you thought of — throwing out a new wing here, putting on an extra floor there, running up towers, making courtyards. You thought you were going to be made into a decent little cottage: but He is building a palace. He intends to come and live in it Himself." : C.S.Lewis - Mere Christianity

"Before we say 'Your Kingdom Come', we have to say 'my kingdom go!'"
Peter Lewis, Cornerstone Church Nottingham

1 comment:

  1. Good Morning Sunil,

    I stumbled across your blog while doing a little blog surfing. I really liked the two quotes you shared. They remind me of Ephesians 4:22-24, "That ye put off concerning the former conversation the old man, which is corrupt according to the deceitful lusts; and be renewed in the spirit of your mind; and that ye put on the new man, which after God is created in righteousness and true holiness." Thanks for sharing.

    God Bless,