Tuesday, July 06, 2010

In the company of his people

Helpful post from Mark Thompson: The priority of relationships.
He cites D.B.Knox:
The chief end of man is to glorify God and to enjoy him in the company of his people forever.
Which is probably an even more welcome modification to the Westminster Shorter Catechism than John Piper makes. In the company of his people is of course not going to be a closed fellowship - since the relationships of the Triune God are a spreading goodness, the Father sending the Son, the sending of the Spirit... there is intimacy and there is expansion. Both tie in with the observations that the son of man came out from his Father sowing the word, and eating and drinking...

ht: David Kirkman.