Friday, December 07, 2018

Righteousness without tears, and other quotes

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"Righteousness without tears is arrogance." -- Heard

"Nothing can be lonelier than the creature dissatisfied with his creator’s will, for he does not even have fellowship with himself. He has given up knowledge of himself as he really is to cling to a fantasy of himself as he wishes to be." -- Matt Bell

"Truth is that which corresponds to the mind of God." -- Jason Lisle

"Be a glow-in-the-dark Christian." -- Church sign

"The King’s speech which he uttered in Parliament, being translated into French, Dutch, Italian and Latin, is still the King’s speech, though it be not interpreted by every translator with the like grace, nor peradventure so fitly for phrase, nor so expressly for sense, everywhere." -- King James Bible translators

"It doesn’t help the world for Christians to hide their allegiances, placing their lamps under baskets." -- Mark Ward

"How do two parents - two human parents - create offspring that is not human, but later becomes so?" -- Scott Klusendorf

"Only a fool seeks peace by inciting violence." -- Heard

"When the high spring of gratitude to God fails at the top of the mountain, soon all the pools of thankfulness begin to dry up further down the mountain. And when gratitude goes, the sovereignty of the self condones more and more corruption for its pleasure." -- John Piper

"To educate a man in mind and not in morals is to educate a menace to society." -- Theodore Roosevelt

"The Christian ideal has not been tried and found wanting. It has been found difficult; and left untried." -- G. K. Chesterton

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