Luke 8:54

"And he put them all out, and took her by the hand, and called, saying, Maid arise." Luke 8:54

Saturday, March 21, 2015

Quote of the Day

Quote of the Day 

"The essence of Christianity is Loyalty to a Person -- Christ, our King.  Here is a thought to unseal the fountains of love and loyalty, the treasures of faith and imagination, bound up in the child.  The very essence of Christianity is personal loyalty, passionate loyalty to our adorable Chief.  We have laid other foundations -- regeneration, sacraments, justification, works, faith, the Bible -- any of which however necessary to salvation in its due place and proportion, may become a religion about Christ and without Christ.  And now a time of sifting has come upon us, and thoughtful decline to know anything about our religious systems, they wrote down all our orthodox beliefs as things not knowable.  Perhaps this may be because, in thinking, much of our salvation, we have put out of sight our King... Let us save Christianity for our children by bringing them up into allegiance to Christ the King.

How?  How did the old Cavaliers bring up sons and daughters, in passionate loyalty and reverence for not too worthy princes?  Their own hearts were full of it; their style of clothes, all was one proclamation of the boundless devotion of their king and his cause.  That civil war, whatever else it did, or missed doing, left a parable for Christian people.  If a Stuart prince could command such measure of loyalty, what shall we say of "the Chief amongst ten thousand, the altogether lovely?"

~ Charlotte Mason ( Home Education

1 comment:

  1. Really like this quote Toni. Thanks for sharing.