4.07.2009

sean mcdonough (of GCTS) on reading scripture

Again another entertaining but poignant post from Dr. McDonough here. This is on the problem with many of our readings of the Scriptures--namely that we read our own thoughts into it rather than drawing out what it is meant to mean.

I especially like his last line.
One final image: God in providing us with the Scriptural witness has, as it were, sent us off to explore the rich biology of a vernal pool. But we become so enraptured by our own image reflecting off the surface of the pond that we completely forget about probing the depths beneath.

1 comment:

David Malouf -- said...

That is an AWESOME quote!

As soon as I get the bandages on the pierce-wounds, I'm gonna laugh hard at that!