"We all have a hunger for certitude, and the problem is that the Gospel is not about certitude, it's about fidelity...fidelity is a relational category and certitude is a flat, mechanical category. So we have to acknowledge our thirst for certitude and then recognize that if you had all the certitudes in the world it would not make the quality of your life any better because what we must have is fidelity."

Walter Brueggemann


Ramon said...

Hey Steve,

Where is this quote from? I don't know much about Brueggeman but he is dead on with this one.

Really spoke to me with so many changes going on in my life

Steve S. said...

I know about Brueggemann, but haven't really read him.

The quote comes from another Vineyard guy's blog: