Thursday, March 09, 2017

Don’t preach with props, and other quotes

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"Don’t preach with props unless you’re good enough to preach without them." -- David Allen

"Paedobaptism reverses the Great Commission from baptizing and adding believers to church fellowship to baptizing and adding unbelievers to church membership." -- Mark W. Fenison

"Sacred cows make the best hamburgers." – Copied; sometimes attributed to Mark Twain, though not likely by him; popularized by Abbie Hoffman as "Sacred cows make the tastiest hamburger."

"History doesn't repeat itself but it often rhymes." -- Usually attributed to Mark Twain, but no source has been found

"History," it has been said, "does not repeat itself. The historians repeat one another." -- Max Beerbohm

"I’d give my right arm to be ambidextrous." -- Yogi Berra

"What if the hokey pokey really is what it’s all about?" -- Unknown

"You will never reach your destination if you stop and throw stones at every dog that barks." -- usually attributed to Winston Churchill, but also to others, including Fyodor Dostoyevsky (Also, "You will never reach your destination if you kick at every dog that barks.")

"People who enjoy meetings should not be in charge of anything." -- Thomas Sowell

"Life is a mess. And theology must be lived out in the midst of that mess." -- Chuck Colson

"Pride: Avoiding necessary character changes by expecting others to fit their ideas and feelings around mine." -- copied

"If the voice of scripture is not the voice of the church, then the voice of the church is substituted for the voice of Christ." -- Alistair Begg

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