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89. Christ Comes as One Unknown

Christ comes to us as one unknown, without a name, as of old by the lakeside he came to those who knew him not. He speaks to us the same word: "Follow thou me," and sets us to the tasks which he has to fulfill for our time. He commands. And to those who obey him, whether they be wise or simple, he will reveal himself in the toils, the conflicts, the sufferings which they shall pass through in his fellowship, and as an ineffable mystery, they shall learn in their own experience who he is.

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First Line: Christ comes to us as one unknown
Title: Christ Comes as One Unknown
Author: Albert Schweitzer, 20th-century
Language: English
Publication Date: 1995
Topic: God Known in Jesus Christ; Jesus Christ
Notes: Albert Schweitzer, theologian and missionary
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