Strangers and Pilgrims on Earth?!?
We profess to be strangers and pilgrims, seeking after a country of our own, yet we settle down in the most un-stranger-like fashion, exactly as if we were quite at home and meant to stay as long as we could.
I don’t wonder apostolic miracles have died. Apostolic living certainly has. Satan is so much more in earnest than we are – he buys up the opportunity while we are wondering how much it will cost.”
Amy Carmichael (1867-1951) Protestant Christian missionary from Northern Ireland who served in India for 55 years without a furlough.