C. S. Lewis on our Union with Christ

It seems I’m not done with last month’s topic yet. I came across this quote and had to share!

The Church exists for nothing else but to draw men into Christ, to make them little Christs.  If they are not doing that. all the cathedrals, clergy, missions, sermons, even the Bible itself are simply a waste of time.  God became Man for no other purpose.  It is even doubtful, you know, whether the whole universe was created for any other purpose” 

C. S. Lewis, Mere Christianity

Note to Lutherans: Martin Luther also spoke about Christians as “little Christs”

For more about C. S. Lewis see:

The Making of C. S. Lewis by Harry Lee Poe–Book Review

C. S. Lewis on Stewardship

C.S. Lewis on the Uncertainty of Life

Servant Relationships

This song has been a favorite of mine for a long time. It reminds me of a quote from one of Martin Luther’s  earlier books, The Freedom of a Christian (1520). In it, he wrote,

“[A]s our heavenly Father has in Christ freely come to our aid, we also ought freely to help our neighbor through our body and its works, and each one should become as it were a Christ to the other that we may be Christs to one another “