Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Until you can, and other quotes

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"Until you can state your opponent’s view so well that he himself says, `Yes, that’s what I believe,’ you aren’t ready to debate him." -- James Leo Garrett

"You write the systematic theologies, I'll write the hymnals, and we'll see who influences the church more!" -- Milton Winter

"Every true Christian has grace, and is supposed to show it in our speech (Col 4:6) and in our treatment of others (Rom 14:1–4; Matt 7:1–2)." -- Mark Ward

"One’s life, after conversion, would inevitably consist in doing most of the same things one had been doing before: one hopes, in a new spirit, but still the same things." -- C.S. Lewis

"No doubt the trouble is with me." -- Bob Jones Sr.

One of post-modernity’s cultural downsides isn’t that there is a loss of truth, but there is doubt about its very existence." -- Steve Brown

"Before we incorporate something as doctrine from scripture it should first be examined with the magnifying glass, then looked at through the telescope, and then scrutinized under the microscope." -- Unknown

"When reading the Bible we should always first look for Jesus, then the Church." -- Unknown

"Even though one of the qualifications of a shepherd is that he not be “quarrelsome,” it seems that many pastors within fundamentalism are actually proud of their ability and willingness to quarrel." -- Unnamed pastor

Many people only attend church three times -- when they are hatched (christening), when they are matched (wedding), and when they are dispatched (funeral)! -- Adrian Rogers

"Is there a sigh or cry by night, as well as by day; a pouring out of the heart into the bosom of God from time to time, as the Lord works it in you, in trouble, in perplexity, in sorrow, and in distress? This is a test and a mark which no hypocrite ever had or ever can have." -- J. C. Philpot

"Truth offends man; half-truth offends God." -- stated or quoted by Stuart L. Brogden

"Once, men turned their thinking over to machines in the hope that this would set them free, but that only permitted other men with machines to enslave them." -- Frank Herbert

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