Monday, August 29, 2011

Daily Thought: We Need the Mind of Jesus

"What is more unlike humans than to treat all kinds of people with equal truth and love?  The ideas and images that govern unredeemed humanity make it impossible, except in highly selective circumstances in in very recent societies strongly influenced by Jesus and his followers.  Paul knew we can only escape being conformed to a fallen humanity by receiving the mind of Christ himself (1 Corinthians 2:16; Philippians 2:5).  Spiritual formation in Christ moves toward a total interchange of our ideas and images for his." ~ Dallas Willard, Renovation of the Heart, p. 102

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