Wednesday, December 27, 2017

You work for the King of kings, and other quotes

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"You work for the King of kings as an ambassador of Heaven. Don't get involved in the petty politics of the country in which you are a guest." -- Matthew Lee Smith

"Unity that compromises truth is fragile at best and phony at worst." -- Copied

"Scholars hate simplicity. It makes them feel.....unneeded." -- Ed Dingess

"A preacher is undone if he doubts his message -- doubts either the truth of it or the power of it." -- J. B. Gambrell

"A small man will cast a long shadow at sunset." -- Copied

"Thou hast made us for thyself, O Lord, and our heart is restless until it finds its rest in thee." -- Augustine of Hippo

"The young man who rings the bell at the brothel is unconsciously looking for God." -- often attributed to G. K. Chesterton, but from the book The World, the Flesh and Father Smith by Bruce Marshall

"It is not the mere touching of the flower by the bee which gathers honey, but her abiding for a time on the flower which draws out the sweet." -- Thomas Brooks

"Words have special powers. The power to create smiles or frowns. The power to generate laughs or tears. The power to lift up or put down. The power to motivate or de-motivate. The power to teach good or evil. The power to express love or hate. The power to give or take. The power to heal or harm. Choose your words carefully." -- A. D. Williams

"God did not choose Mary because she was special. Mary was special because God chose her." -- Heard

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