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Call me an evangelical

I have just seen a great quote from Menno Simons that I hadn’t seen before. It was on Kevin Daugherty, great blog Koinonia Revolution, and its worth reading the whole post.

http://koinoniarevolution.com/2013/09/16/who-are-you-calling-evangelical/?relatedposts_exclude=986

For true evangelical faith is of such a nature that it cannot lay dormant; but manifests itself in all righteousness and works of love; it dies unto flesh and blood; destroys all forbidden lusts and desires; cordially seeks, serves and fears God; clothes the naked; feeds the hungry; consoles the afflicted; shelters the miserable; aids and consoles all the oppressed; returns good for evil; serves those that injure it; prays for those that persecute it; teaches, admonishes and reproves with the Word of the Lord; seeks that which is lost; binds up that which is wounded; heals that which is diseased and saves that which is sound.

Didn’t think I’d say this, but call me an evangelical. Or perhaps someone who is seeking to live an evangelical life, and by grace sometimes does.

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