Sunday, July 11, 2010

Sunday Quote: Radically Unequal

"The Declaration of Independence states that it is a self-evident truth that all people are created equal.  From a scriptural perspective this is undoubtedly true in terms of God's love for all people and thus in terms of their inherent worth.  But in every other respect nothing could be further from the truth.  People are radically unequal in terms of the possibilities and potential inherent  in every area of their life.  Some have outstanding physical and mental capacities others lack.  Some even have inherent spiritual aptitudes that others lack.  People are not equal in terms of their natural endowments." ~ Gregory Boyd, Satan and the Problem of Evil, p. 194

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