Friday, July 14, 2017

Can never be domesticated, and other quotes

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"The word of God is to be spoken in every tongue, but it can never be domesticated in any." - Lesslie Newbigin

"Shallow roots yield meager fruits." -- Copied

"In the beginning was the Word, not the video." -- Ravi Zacharias

"We owe a great debt to those who point out our faults. For they mortify us." -- Pascal

"One ship drives east, and another west with the self-same winds that blow; ‘Tis the set of the sails and not the gales, that decides the way to go." -- Ella Wheeler Wilcox

"Your ministry is the person God puts in front of you." -- Copied

"Perfectionism will make you sour, mean, and judgmental, and it will rob you of the freedom Jesus died to give you." -- Steve Brown

"God assigns imperfect people to raise more imperfect people." -- Heard

"Don't tell me what to think; provide reasons and facts and arguments." -- Andrew Albers

"Christianity defines wisdom not in terms of ideas articulated but rather in terms of behaviors adopted. James 5:13." -- Bart Barber

"A cause, even a negative cause, provides a group to belong to. It is one way we nurse our grudges, and it feels good. But whenever we gather around grievance rather than Jesus, that is counterfeit community, black-market relationships, and that negativity is on a collision course with reality. It cannot succeed long-term." -- Ray Ortlund

"Children do not need self-esteem; They need God esteem." -- Dannah Gresh

"The gospel has lost none of its ancient power. It is as much today, 'The power of God unto salvation'." -- Bill Bryant

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