Quote of the Day

“We [Brethren in Christ] know of no word or act of Jesus Christ that can rightly be made to justify any of His true children to engage in the blood-shedding business. . . . [Their] citizenship is not of the earth . . . . Their warfare is not carnal but spiritual.”

— George B. Detweiler, nineteenth-century Brethren in Christ minister and editor of the Evangelical Visitor, in an editorial published April 16, 1917 — ten days after the U.S. declared war on Germany.


About Devin Manzullo-Thomas

Father to Lucas. Husband to Katie. Prof and administrator at Messiah College. PhD student at Temple University. Member of Grantham BIC.
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One Response to Quote of the Day

  1. Harriet Bicksler says:

    Great quote! A new one to add to my repertoire…..

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