“God is not in a hurry”

April 20, 2016

Have been reading The Meaning of Faith (1917) by Harry Emerson Fosdick. In the section I read this morning, Fosdick remarked that “the eternal purpose is not timed by our small clocks” so “we have to confess with Theodore Parker, ‘The trouble seems to be that God is not in a hurry and I am'” (p. 86).

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About Leroy Seat

* Born in Grant City, MO, on 8/15/1938 * Graduated from Southwest Baptist College (Bolivar, MO) in 1957 (A.A.) * Graduated from William Jewell College (Liberty, MO) in 1959 (A.B.) * Graduated from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (Louisville, KY) in 1962 (B.D., equivalent of M.Div.) * Received the Doctor of Philosophy degree in theology from SBTS. * Baptist missionary to Japan from 1966 to 2004. * Full-time faculty member at Seinan Gakuin University (Fukuoka, Japan) from 1968 to 2004. * Adjunct professor at Rockhurst University from 2006 to 2014.
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