Tuesday, February 13, 2018

The best study Bible, and other quotes

The posting of quotes by human authors does not constitute agreement with either the quotes or their sources. (I try to confirm the sources that I give, but may miss on occasion; please verify if possible.)

"The best study Bible is the one you read." -- Copied

"Jesus personally quoted Genesis as literal history 25 times." -- Steve Schramm

"Too many efforts, in every agreeable form, cannot be made to defend the truths of PRIMITIVE CHRISTIANITY." -- John Stanford

"People who pride themselves on their “complexity” and deride others for being “simplistic” should realize that the truth is often not very complicated. What gets complex is evading the truth." -- Thomas Sowell

"How unspeakably wonderful is it, to know that all our concerns are held in hands that bled for us!" -- attributed to John Newton

"The past is never dead. It's not even past. All of us labor in webs spun long before we were born." -- William Faulkner

"They made a mongrel religion of it, worshipped the God of Israel for fear, and their own idols for love." -- Matthew Henry, commenting on 2 Kings 17:33 ("They feared the Lord, and served their own gods.")

"We are not to treat Scripture like a secret code book." -- Copied

"A clear gospel explanation can be undone by an unclear invitation." -- Charlie Bing

"The hallmark of an authentic evangelicalism is not the uncritical repetition of old traditions, but the willingness to submit every tradition, however ancient, to fresh Biblical scrutiny and, if necessary, reform" -- John Stott

"The fire will not come where the fire has already been." -- Copied

"The Bible is not the book of the year; it is the book of the ages." -- Adrian Rogers

"What you have in Christ is greater than anything you don’t have in life." -- attributed to Max Lucado

"The person who knows everything has the most to learn." -- often credited to Bob Phillips

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