Walls to Bring Down

"Something there is that doesn't love a wall, That wants it down." "Mending Wall";

These words of Robert Frost echo back to something Paul the Apostle wrote. Paul's words were for both Semitic and non-Semitic Christians, divided by wide gaps of custom and tradition. "He [Christ Jesus] is our peace, who hath made both one, and hath broken down the middle wall of partition between us." Eph. 2:14;

What walls should come down? The wall everywhere along the history of mankind whose masonry is unjustified fear of the foreigner. The wall that is hate or selfishness, cutting us off from the best in our neighbor, in ourselves. The wall that is first built in the consciousness of the individual.

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Understanding God Is for Everybody
June 24, 1972

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