Saturday, June 27, 2015

Two purposes of marriage, and other quotes

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"What happened on the cross is itself testimony to the fact that God is often most highly glorified in the midst of chaos, confusion, deep depravity, and anger." -- Joel Rainey

"Every theological vagabond and peddler may drive here his bungling trade, without passport or license, and sell his false ware at pleasure." -- Philip Schaff (On the state of Christianity in America, 1845) 

"The more churches empower consumerism, the more they lose power to it." -- Joel J. Miller

“These are the two purposes for which marriage was instituted: to make us chaste, and to make us parents. Of these two the reason of chastity takes precedence.” -- Sermon on Marriage, Chrysostom

"True heroism is remarkably sober, very undramatic. It is not the urge to surpass all others at whatever cost, but the urge to serve others at whatever cost." -- Arthur Ashe

“A committee is a group that keeps minutes and loses hours.” -- – Milton Berle

"You can prepare the mind to lose a loved one; but you can never prepare the heart..." -- Unknown

"We don't love our families because they are the most righteous people, but because they are ours." -- W. James Antle III

"You can change the label on an empty bottle all you want and it’s still just as empty." -- Vance Havner (paraphrased)

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