SAINT ALIVE

There is one credal statement of which no greater can be imagined. It is never provisional and it cannot be subject to any other statement. All other statements are subject to it and are untruthful if they do not fully agree with it or give rise to anything that is not of it. There are no exceptions. Scripture, the Church and God cannot add to, lessen or change it in any way. It is of itself as God is of Godself, because it is God. It is the greatest truth from which all reality flows.

God is love.

And it's not rocket science. It is always obvious. If two people love each other then that love is of God and is God. You cannot say "but, " because that would make it subject to something else which, as it is God (God is love) it can never be.

It is singular and pure. It cannot be divided and compared to itself. It is never more loving to do one thing than another. Therefore, you cannot forbid love out of love.

To realise that God is love and to accept it as the basis of your every decision is to kiss your arse goodbye and join Jesus on the cross. But your reward will be in heaven.

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SAINT ALIVE — 6 Comments

  1. What you have written here is as powerful as it gets:

    “There is one credal statement of which no greater can be imagined… God is love.”

    Of course it is a credal statement. Why didn’t I think of it exactly that way before? Thank you.

    I have read this post several times and I will keep reading it. This is my lectio for the day, definitely. For many, many days.

    And, yes, I have watched the video and read the linked article. It’s a wonder to me that this bishop is still alive. God sustain him! God protect him!

    Thank you.

  2. You cannot say “but, ” because that would make it subject to something else which, as it is God (God is love) it can never be.

    “But” comes from the Father-of-Lies.

    (…not to be confused w/ “-tt“, which is often divine! ;-p)

  3. +Christopher is a lone voice in Africa, that’s for sure. I wish that those in leadership in other provinces would support him. How can one send financial support his way?