Church building

Human motivation is an awesome subject. What moves a man or woman to plan and act can be as base as envy and fear or as sacred as unselfed love. It would be a rare person who has not felt the struggle to be free of the first and more closely bonded to the second.

The human dualism seems inescapable, even for great men and women, who often find their most cherished accomplishments dogged by unexpected developments, tangles, and snarls.

Christianity itself seems to have been born amid such conflict—the great love and sacrifice of Christ Jesus and his followers constantly confronted with antagonism and rejection. Among the disciples themselves there were questions of who should be greatest.

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"A place prepared of God"
October 22, 1984

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