God's Friends
Joining Authentic Christian Worship and Life Experience
Published by St Gregory of Nyssa Episcopal Church

Volume 14 Number 3 November 2003

Holy Humor

“This is true perfection: not to avoid a wicked life because we fear punishment, like slaves; not to do good because we expect repayment, as if cashing in on the virtuous life by enforcing some business deal. On the contrary, disregarding all those good things which we do hope for and which God has promised us, we regard falling from God’s friendship as the only thing dreadful, and we consider becoming God’s friend the only thing truly worthwhile.” —Gregory of Nyssa

About This Issue

Featured Art

Goofus and Gallant
By Jacob Slichter

Jesus, That’s Not Funny!
By Donald Schell

I Sing a Song of the Saints of God
By Dave Hurlbert

I Am Thy Merry Altar (and Other Broad Hints From God)
By M. R. Ritley


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