Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Deeper convictions, higher praise, and other quotes

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"Deeper convictions lead to higher praise." -- H. B. Charles

"Encouragers have Christ-like sight and a Christ-like heart." -- Ian Hamilton

"Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction." -- Ronald Reagan

"Leadership is the ability to get men to do what they don’t want to do and like it." -- Harry Truman

"Perhaps one of the most important accomplishments of my administration has been minding my own business." -- Calvin Coolidge

"It was absolutely necessary either that the sinner should suffer in his own person, or in that of a substitute. Jesus became this substitute; He stood virtually in the sinner’s place, and endured in His holy body and soul the punishment due to Him; for He "was numbered with the transgressors." -- J. C. Philpot

"Churches who won’t tolerate crying children in the worship service won’t experience crying adults in the worship service, either.‬" -- Bart Barber

"We call ourselves a ‘family church’ and then send the babies to the nursery, the children to children’s church and the youth to their own service." -- Paul Fries

"Without Christ the institution of religion is empty and evil, but without the institution as a means of mitigating it the agony in the desert of selfhood is not viable for most men." -- William Barrett

"Leisure is the basis of culture." -- Josef Pieper

"Underlying most arguments against the free market is a lack of belief in freedom itself." -- Milton Friedman

"They all know how they are going to vote; the rest is political grandstanding." -- Heard, in someone assessing party politics re the Brett Kavanaugh Supreme Court nomination

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