Sunday, July 23, 2017
Today I could have purchased 4 or 5 books but I settled on one. I already bought about 10 theological books from Indonesia. I even persuaded one book lover to buy Bainton's the Life and Times of Martin Luther a book I read 25 years ago. But I am not staying long just in case the memory of recent past is too strong and cause me to waiver in my present course of action. I saw in Surabaya a Seminary of highest quality in terms of physical infrastructure and the people running the place no less friendly. One is drawn to the beauty of it all and our physical senses quite often could deceive us that the highest good is that which could be seen and that which could be touched. Eve was tempted by sight but the prophet like John the Baptist does not live in palaces or walk on the streets of gold until he passes by this age to the next world.
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