Wednesday, April 17, 2013

11 Quotes, varied and miscellaneous

"Matthew 7. Jesus isn’t saying don’t judge; He is saying be careful how you judge, especially when judging follow believers (read verse 2 carefully). Besides this, Christians have a right and responsibility to judge what God has already judged."

"If the potter understands his art, what matters the ignorance of the clay?" -- Charles Spurgeon

“Be kinder than necessary, for everyone you meet is fighting some kind of battle.” -- variously attributed to T. H. Thompson, John Watson, James M. Barrie, and Plato

"The best translation of the Bible is of no value unless the one who owns a copy will read it consistently and systematically." -- Copied

“The desire to communicate and be understood as widely as possible often comes directly into conflict with the desire to impress. This gives many people an incentive not to be clear, because what they have to say does not amount to much, and so the more clearly it is expressed the more obvious that fact will be.” -- Bryan Magee

“Without the Spirit we can neither love God nor keep His commandments.” - Augustine

“Trying to do the Lord’s work in your own strength is the most confusing, exhausting, and tedious of all work. But when you are filled with the Holy Spirit, then the ministry of Jesus just flows out of you.” - Corrie Ten Boom

"Silence in the face of evil is itself evil: God will not hold us guiltless. Not to speak is to speak. Not to act is to act." -- Dietrich Bonhoeffer

"Our theology should always result in fulfilling the clear commands of Scripture. If the result of any of our theology leads us to not trust in God, not witness, not love our neighbor, then we are missing something." -- David Carrel

"Bachelor's wives and maid's children are well taught.” -- Heywood, 1546

"Life is what you learn while you live it." -- copied

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