South African Activist Quotes
The much quoted text, My kingdom is not of this world (John 18:36) does not mean that the kingdom is not, or will not be, in this world or on this earth. … When Jesus and his disciples are said to be in the world but not of the world, the meaning is clear enough. Although they live in the world they are not worldly, they do not subscribe to the present values and standards of the world. … The values of the kingdom [of God] are different from, and opposed to, the values of this world. There is no reason for thinking that it means the kingdom will float in the air somewhere above the earth or that it will be an abstract entity without any tangible social and political structure.
Many sacrifices are going to be exacted before we finally defeat De Klerk and his government. More and more atrocities will be committed by the erstwhile admirers of Hider and dictators of Latin America. But for us, there is no other choice but to engage them in a struggle, not just once but more than a million times.