Thursday, January 1, 2009

Courage in Light of History

“To know the limbs and leaps of history is hardly worth a cent. The only thing which counts is that you become more certain of your God as you contemplate the past, and that you then show more courage in the face of present needs!”
--Ulrich Zwingli, Swiss Reformer and contemporary of Martin Luther and John Calvin, born January 1, 1484

For information on the life and ministry of Ulrich Zwingli see Jason's article on Zwingli and take note of his biographical sources.

Praise the LORD! Blessed is the man who fears the LORD, who greatly delights in his commandments! . . . He is not afraid of bad news; his heart is firm, trusting in the LORD. (Psalm 112: 1, 7)