A Poem About Running, Law and Gospel

Run John run

the law commands

but gives me neither feet nor hands

far better news

the gospel brings

it bids me fly and gives me wings

Unknown author, attributed to John Bunyan (1628-1688) or John Berridge (1716-1793)


David Lindell is the West Campus Pastor at James River Church. To view content and messages from David visit jamesriver.org.

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David Lindell

David Lindell

David serves as the Campus Ministries Director and West Campus pastor at James River Church in Springfield, Missouri. He has theology degrees from Evangel University (BA) and Dallas Theological Seminary (ThM). David has written for Christianity Today and currently writes for James River Church’s blog. He is married to Becky and they have three children: Owen, Elliot, and Henley. You can follow him on Twitter @davidlindell