Friday, November 13, 2015

How true, and other quotes

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"How true it is that the holiest saint is in himself a miserable sinner, and a debtor to mercy and grace to the last moment of his existence!"- J. C. Ryle

"The crowning work of CHRIST’s redemption demands praise for ever." -- Mike McInnis

"Tradition means giving votes to the most obscure of all classes, our ancestors. It is the democracy of the dead. Tradition refuses to submit to the small and arrogant oligarchy of those who merely happen to be walking about. All democrats object to men being disqualified by the accident of birth; tradition objects to their being disqualified by the accident of death." -- G. K. Chesterton

"I began discouraging note-taking [of sermons]...because I want them to see preaching in the worship service not as a lecture or as primarily an educational transmission to their minds, but as prophetic proclamation and as primarily aimed at their hearts." -- Jared C. Wilson

"You can do more than pray after you have prayed, but you cannot do more than pray until you have prayed." -- Adoniram Judson Gordon 

"To the average jellyfish, convinced of the perfection and completeness of the invertebrate state, a backboned creature must seem little short of a freak." -- Ernest Barron Gordon

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