Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Not required, and other quotes

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"We are not required by God to confront a person every time he or she offends us." -- Tim Challies

"God's silences are His answers. If we only take as answers those that are visible to our senses, we are in a very elementary condition of grace." -- Oswald Chambers

"If I reach in my pocket and give you money for food, it's charity. But if I reach in someone else's pocket and give you money for food, it's theft." -- copied

"Your greatest idol is the last thing you are willing to let go of for the sake of the living God and His glory." -- Joel Rainey

"A man who is not obedient to the faith has no basis upon which to consider himself elect." -- Mike McInnis

"I have no desire to build the church, since Jesus said He would build the church and I really don’t want to compete with Him. It’s His church." -- John MacArthur

"Be cautious about those who take wisdom from the world, spiritualize it, and apply it to the church." -- Bud Ahlheim

"One should always remember that all that glitters in organized religion is not gold." -- Wade Burleson

"In Christ, there is nothing I could do that could make God love me more; nothing I have done that makes Him love me less." -- J. D. Greear

"If it wasn't for God's preservation there would be no persevering and then those who don't are not saved, which would be us all!" -- Mikal Smith

"There is no togetherness for the gospel when the victim stands alone." -- James Kessler

"People can abuse both autonomy as well as accountability. Autonomy can be used to justify sin. Accountability can be used to subjugate people." -- Jim Pemberton

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