mother tongue “translation”

From now on, think of it this way: Sin speaks a dead language that means nothing to you; God speaks your mother tongue, and you hang on every word. You are dead to sin and alive to God. That’s what Jesus did.

One thought on “mother tongue “translation”

  1. Theophrastus says:

    Nice quote from Eugene Peterson.

    Here is one of my favorite quotes (even though it has become a cliche), attributed to Robert Frost:

    “Poetry is what gets lost in translation.”

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