Wednesday, February 03, 2016

Hard to keep on singing, and other quotes

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"It is harder to keep on singing when the audience has turned its back." -- Calvin Miller

"The Lord chastens His children in order to keep them from sin, that they might be partakers of His holiness." -- Ralph Dale

"The Christian faith is not a life of power without pressure, but power under pressure." -- Steve Brown

"Knowledge is knowing what to say. Wisdom is knowing whether or not to say it." -- copied

"A man's very highest moment is, I have no doubt at all, when he kneels in the dust, and beats his breast, and tells all the sins of his life." -- Oscar Wilde, in De Profundis

"To educate a man in mind and not in morals is to educate a menace to society." -- Theodore Roosevelt

"I thoroughly believe in a university education for both men and women; but I believe a knowledge of the Bible without a college course is more valuable than a college course without a Bible." -- William Lyon Phelps

"Christ takes it for granted that men are bad. Until we really feel this assumption of His to be true, though we are part of the world he came to save, we are not part of the audience to whom His words are addressed." -- C.S. Lewis

"Sinners trying to save themselves are like people flapping their arms to fly. They should instead board the plane. Christians trying to keep themselves are like people flapping their arms on the plane. They should sit, relax and enjoy the flight."

"Jesus is beyond our reach. Thankfully, we are not beyond His!"

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