Sunday, December 11, 2016

The pious proud, and other quotes

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"We often allow the pious proud to minister without censure, while we crush the humble broken." -- Kevin Labby

"The sweet things and the sorrowful things -- all things -- work together for good." -- Adrian Rogers

"I beseech you, in the bowels of Christ, think it possible you may be mistaken." -- Oliver Cromwell

"During the day I'm under a great deal of stress, but at night I sleep like a baby. That is, I sleep for a few hours, wake up and cry some, sleep a few more hours, then wake up and cry some..." -- George Gulten, Jr.

"Gospel fruit must grow upon a gospel tree, and thus the fruits of a holy and godly life must spring out of those divine operations of the Holy Ghost upon the heart." -- J. C. Philpot

"The evidence that a man’s preaching is approved of God is that he stands by the Scriptures, and proves what he says by the Scriptures, that his testimony accords with the written word, and with the experience of the subjects of grace." -- H. H. Lefferts

"Any fisherman knows that you do not catch fish by sitting in a boat discussing fishing or by arguing incessantly about the nature of fishing." -- Paige Patterson

"The eternal God is thy refuge." Deuteronomy 33:27 "All through eternity, in the rolling circle of its never-ending ages, the soul will still want a refuge; For could it not even in eternity exist for a moment out of Christ." -- J.C. Philpot

"Material abundance without character is the path of destruction." -- Attributed to Thomas Jefferson, but does not appear in any major print sources of Jefferson's works

"You can't have what God gives, without receiving who He is." -- Adrian Rogers

"He who learns must suffer. And even in our sleep pain that cannot forget falls drop by drop upon the heart, and in our own despair, against our will, comes wisdom to us by the awful grace of God." -- Aeschylus

"We believe in a free gospel and free access to it." -- George W. Orser

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