"Abraham in Canaan was like a stranger in a strange land. His dress, his appearance, his mannerisms, his accent permitted everyone to recognize that he was an alien in the land. The implication of the preacher's statement is that Abraham's life-style, his values, and his goals were determined not by his surroundings but by the vision of God and an unwavering conviction that God had called him through a word of promise.
Lane, William L. Hebrews: A Call To Commitment. Regent College Publishing. 2004. p152.
Think you the disciples were happy men because they had seen their risen Lord and believed? They were far happier when they had attained to such clear insight into the whole mystery of redemption.
We would like to share some worth-while quotes from various authors to make you pause and consider different aspects of what God's Word teaches.