indifference

Reflecting on the message of the prophet Zephaniah, and in particular his picutre of God searching through the streets of Jerusalem with a lamp to find out the complacent (Zeph 1:12-13) , I read this great line:

“The great causes of God and Humanity are not defeated by the hot assaults of the Devil, but by the slow, crushing, glacierlike masses of thousands and thousands of indifferent nobodies. God’s causes are never destroyed by being blown up, but by being sat upon.”

G.A.Smith, Book of the Twelve Prophets. Expositor’s Bible (1956)4:573.

1 Comment

Filed under life, old testament, quotes

One response to “indifference

  1. Storing that one away…

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s