Soldiers Under God’s Command

October 6, 2016 — 1 Comment

It’s always good to find small connections between one interest and another. It may not have wowed the Karl Barth Discussion Group on FB, but, hey, unless you’re poking sticks at the local wolf pack, not much rocks that sometimes stuffy Colosseum anyway.

I’m a casual Stryper fan and an avid student of anti-Nazi theologian, Karl Barth, so this particular connection made my day.

Barth, 1942:

‘The grace of God, is the answer to the ethical problem. For it sanctifies man. It claims him for God. It puts him under God’s command.’ [i]

Stryper, 1985:


Source;

[i] Barth, K. 1942 Ethics as a Task of the Doctrine of God, CD, 2:2, Henderickson Publishers, (p.516)

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