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The God of the Bible is both a God of justice and mercy, of righteousness and compassion, of love and lordship, of order and creativity, of hierarchy and equality. Unless you can hold these antinomies in tension, you cannot paint a full picture of the Biblical God.

— Ben Witherington, from review of The Shack  <link>

The Bible will not make transformation dependent on cleverness at all, but in one of God’s favorite and most effective hiding places—humility.

— Richard Rohr, Things Hidden  <link>

Truly, thou art a God who hidest thyself.

— Isaiah 45:15  <link>

Rejoice in hope, endure in affliction, persevere in prayer.

— Romans 12:12  <link>

Spiritus ubi vult spirat.
(The Spirit blows where he wills.)

— John 3:8  <link>

You have been told, O man, what is good,
     and what the Lord requires of you:
Only to do the right and to love goodness,
     and to walk humbly with your God.

— Micah 6:8  <link>