The Common Good

Voice of the Day: Murphy Davis on Words and Deeds

So long as the word remains in any way theoretical and is not incarnated by actions and translated into deeds, then it is not faith. It might be theology, not very good theology at that, but it is not faith. Faith is a combination of conviction and deeds, and it cannot be one without the other. Faith divorced from deeds is as lifeless as a corpse.

- Murphy Davis in "Turning Dreams into Deeds," Sojourners, June 1985

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